Essays about: "intellectual property rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 192 essays containing the words intellectual property rights.

  1. 1. The protection of fictional characters: A study on how fictional characters can be protected under copyright and trade mark law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Viktor Johnsson; [2020]
    Keywords : copyright; trade mark; trademark; overlap; public domain; intellectual property; fictional character; EUTMR; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As the entertainment industry continues to grow and fictional characters holding enormous value, this paper seeks to explain how the characters can be protected within the EU through copyright or the use of trade marks, and what the limitations to such protection might be. The paper is using a legal analytical method and looks at both the legislation and the case-law within the union, but also at doctrine and other jurisdictions to aid the interpretation where case-law is absent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pharmaceutical Patent in the Dock oh Human Rights: A Conflict with Right to Access Medicine.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kalpana Pratihar; [2020]
    Keywords : Pharmaceutical Patents; conflict to access medicine.;

    Abstract : Intellectual property laws bestow a time bound individual right to a right holder, which after a certain period dissolves into the society for the betterment of all. In theory it is meant to be a win-win situation for both individuals and the society but in practice it is not so. READ MORE

  3. 3. Copyright implications of computer-generated imagery using the likeness of real people

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emmi Leinonen; [2020]
    Keywords : Copyright law; Parody; CGI; personality rights;

    Abstract : The Universal Declaration of Human Rights article 27 shows that copyright law has two functions. ‘everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does blockchain change the music industry in a digital era? : A perspective from copyrights and how it could equitably distribute the royalties and how it can enhance the protection of the rightsholders

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Giancarlo Jorge Giraldo Agurto; [2020]
    Keywords : blockchain; copyrights; music royalties;

    Abstract : The digital technologies advances are growing day per day, many of them are here to give us a new perspective and help us to do many things productively and efficiently. In the last years, there is considerable debate throughout how we can implement the new technologies and how they will transform the use of intellectual property rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Text and Data Mining in EU Copyright Law

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Gabriella Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : copyright; EU; DSM Directive; TDM; text and data mining; intellectual property law; IP; exceptions;

    Abstract : Text and data mining can be a useful tool in such diverse fields as scientific research, journalism, culture and not least training of artificial intelligence and its importance is likely to only grow in the future. Despite its huge potential there are many indicators that copyright law restricts use of text and data mining – keeping users from optimal application. READ MORE