The September 2012 special edition of the Journal of Intellectual Property labeled ‘leveraging IP for business advantage’ has been published. With the pace of evolution of intellectual property law picking up at an exponential rate, various individuals and enterprises have been shifting focus from the first stage of protecting their […]
The song, ‘Kolaveri‘, sung by Dhanush, the star Rajinikanth’s son-in-law, has been spreading like...
As I had pointed out in my earlier posts, creative commons aims to make works available to the public for enrichment...
All Creative Commons music can be used free of charge if certain conditions are followed with respect to attribution,...
The Creative Commons (CC) Global Summit, 2011 that recently concluded, focused on the versioning process of their latest license (license version 4.0). The summit was attended by CC affiliates, staff, stakeholders and alumni from around the world. Discussions on copyright policies, science, culture, education and foundation sectors were made in […]Read more ›
The three creative commons licenses discussed in my earlier posts such as attribution, sharealike and no derivatives permit commercial use of works governed by them. There are three more licenses that are identical to the said licenses except for the fact that they do not permit commercial use of the […]Read more ›
This is the third license that allows commercial use and distribution of works governed by it. It however prohibits modification and adaptation of the works. The license grants the following rights Right to Copy;Right to Distribute; andRight to Commercial Use/Distribution. The rights are subject to the following conditions: Appropriate attribution […]Read more ›
This is a license used by Wikipedia and has been framed based on the copyleft philosophy. The license grants the following rights with respect to works governed by it: Right to copy and modify;Right to distribute;Right to adapt; andRight to use for commercial purposes. The primary condition with respect to […]Read more ›
Creative Commons is a non-profit organisation formed with the vision of enabling universal access to research, education, full participation in culture, and driving a new era of development, growth, and productivity. The efforts of creative commons are primarily aimed at using the benefits provided by internet to achieve its goals. […]Read more ›
Image from here YouTube is today a repository of video content online. It has varieties of content ranging from entertainment to education .YouTube now allows users to upload videos under a creative commons license. Since incorporating creative commons as an option for users while uploading videos, the number of videos […]Read more ›