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No implied copyright licence following takeover, rules Court of Appeal

A businessman who forged a document and lied about its authenticity has won a legal battle against a major financial institution over copyright. 15 Apr 2014

Google calls for copyright licensing of digital content in EU to be simplified

Businesses should not have to pay multiple fees to use copyrighted material when they only engage in a "single act of exploitation", Google has said. 14 Apr 2014

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Expertise in Copyright

Copyright is an extremely valuable, often unrecognised or misunderstood right which protects a whole range of original materials including written materials, software, artistic materials, music and dramatic works. It arises automatically without the need for registration in most countries and protects these materials from unauthorised copying. It is essential in business to identify such rights, ensure they are owned by the correct entity, properly protected, enforced and exploited.

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