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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:06:20 +0000
In some branches of Science replication studies are common practice. Recently I received a query about possible copyright implications. What happens in general is that the results of an experimental study are published and other researchers seek to test the validity of the results by replicating the study as closely as possible. How about copyright issues? There is no copyright in the underlying ideas […]Read more...
Batmobile protected by copyright
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:11:57 +0000
This is a recent ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the ninth circuit in the case of DC Comics v. Mark Towle. Mark Towle supplied full size replica Batmobiles and also kits to make your car look like the Batmobile through his business, Garage Gotham. DC Comics claimed that Mr Towle had infringed their copyright in the Batmobile as portrayed […]Read more...
UCL Copyright advice
Copyright plays a vital role in the work of the UCL community both in relation to academic publications by UCL staff and students and also in the use of materials to support teaching and learning.
You must consider copyright issues before reusing other people’s material in your own academic work, in the classroom or within Moodle. The links below may help to answer your questions on copyright. If you need any assistance please email our Copyright enquiry service.
Advice on issues relating to any work you create, including links to the UCL IPR policies for staff and students, information on how to use schemes such as Creative Commons to allow your work to be used by others.
Information which may be on interest to UCL authors on the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society. The ALCS is a membership organisation which exists to distribute payments to authors for secondary usage of their work under the CLA licences and other licences.
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