Join Dana Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Copyright infringement consequences, part of Intellectual Property Fundamentals.
…The consequences for copywrite infringement can be massive.…And the liability for copywrite infringement is broad.…It covers vicarious and contributory infringers as well as direct infringers.…So someone who infringes obviously can have liability but…so can someone who doesn't even know about the infringement.…If you host a website that has infringing content, you might have liability.…Swap meets can have liability for the infringing goods sold…at their swap meet, even though they don't know about them.…Now when it comes to websites, with the rise…of digital content, the government actually had some foresight.…
And started to think about how to limit the liability to certain websites,…to be sure that the internet…could grow, without copyright infringers suing everybody.…The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or the DMCA, has a…specific exception, to the general rule, of vicarious or contributory infringement.…In other words, we wanted to prevent general websites from…being liable for infringing content that they didn't know about.…
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- What is intellectual property?
- What is a copyright?
- How long do copyrights last?
- Trademarking your brand
- Trademark infringement
- Patenting your ideas
- Defending trade secrets<br><br>
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