Category Archives: Copyright

First Circuit Hears Oral Argument in Unusual Copyright Case

On April 6, 2017, Cyberlaw Clinic students attended oral argument in a First Circuit copyright appeal involving a curious set of facts and legal issues. The case pitted Richard Goren, a Massachusetts attorney, against Xcentric Ventures, LLC, the owner of … Continue reading

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Copyright Office Says Current Law Addresses Concerns about Software-Enabled Consumer Products

In December, the United States Copyright Office released a report on software-enabled consumer products. Prepared pursuant to a request from Senate Judiciary Committee members Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the report clarifies how existing copyright law applies to … Continue reading

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Cyberlaw Clinic files Petition on Behalf of Medical Device Researchers at the Copyright Office

The Cyberlaw Clinic has filed a petition on behalf of a coalition of medical device researchers as part of the Copyright Office and Library of Congress’ rulemaking for exemptions to copyright’s anti-circumvention law. Every three years the Librarian of Congress, … Continue reading

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Clinic Teams w/WGBH to Support Boston TV News Digital Library

The Cyberlaw Clinic has teamed up with WGBH to support the extraordinary Boston TV News Digital Library project.  The project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Council on Library and Information Resources, is a collaboration … Continue reading

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The Cablevision Case — 2 Years Later

The Cyberlaw Clinic and Harvard Law School‘s Journal of Law and Technology hosted a fantastic talk earlier this month by David Hosp of Boston law firm Goodwin Procter LLP and Ed Weiss, formerly of Time Warner, Inc. and currently General Counsel for New England Sports Ventures, about Cartoon Network v. CSC Holdings, 536 … Continue reading

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