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Public domain

Submitted by leslynowak on Thu, 11/19/2020 - 12:40

The term “public domain” refers to creative materials that are no longer protected by intellectual property rights such as copyright, trademark, or patent. Here we will be focusing on public domain in relation to copyright. These works are no longer owned by any individual, and now belong to the public. Anyone can use a public domain work without having to seek authorisation, but no one can ever own it.

On communication to the public

Submitted by leslynowak on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:40

Copyright grants exclusive rights to the creators over their literary and artistic creations. Copyright grants you economic (allows you to derive financial gain from your creation) and moral rights (non-commercial aspects, such as the right to be recognized as the author) over your creations. The economic rights that are granted to the author are reproduction right, distribution right, communication to the public or transformation.

Who owns your tattoo?

Submitted by leslynowak on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 11:34

Tattoos are not only a form of self-expression, telling a lot about the person who bears them, but it is also, undeniably, an art (most of them anyway). According to 2019 statistics, Italy is the country with more tattooed people, followed by Sweden and the US.