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You’ve worked hard, investing countless hours writing that novel you always knew you had in you. You stayed up late at night re-designing that circuit that’s been failing OCAD so many times, you could actually taste the copper in your mouth. And you’ve been banging away at that electronic synth you hooked up to your...
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Copyright is the most accessible forms of protection of intellectual property. It is a legal right which grants exclusivity to the author or creator to print, publish, perform, film or record literary or other artistic material. It includes the right to authorise others to do the same to that work. It is the method by...
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The decision isn’t always obvious, and when it is it might not be the most desirable or the most cost-effective. However, ultimately, decisions have to be made, and the hard ones are inevitably the most important. The truth is that innovation is driven by the prospect of increases in revenues or profits. Remove money from that...
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It is somewhat ironic that the highest form of intellectual property protective measures enjoys the shortest life-span ever whereas the weakest formal protective mechanism enjoys the longest. To make matters even worse, so to speak, informal methods of protection last indefinitely! We’ve said this before and I believe it was here. Anyway, all that’s beside...
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