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Department
Communication
Course
CMN2170
Professor
Mark Lowes
Semester
Winter

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CMN 2170: Lecture # Feb 26th 2013 Théberge Case  Test #2­ next Tuesday March 5th  50 multiple choice  Copyright – biggest number of challenges  Issues that Digital society and new media pose for copyright  What is copyright:  A legal mechanism by which an individual maintains exclusive control over a work Right to copy  Is there reproduction without multiplication?  No multiplication­ has there been reproduction though?  Reproduction=copying  Théberge:  Dissenting judgment  Copyright is not the same thing as a trademark or a patent  Trademark­ branch of intellectual property law­ logos, images  Patent­ Exclusive rights over the creation of an invention  Copright right and trademark informs each other Trademark is an expression of an idea­represents something about that company, embodies a spirit,  essence Copyright laws do not protect ideas­ protect expression of an idea A work is by an author – in a sense a creator    2 elements for a work to be copyrighted­ to enjoy protection under copy right law:  fixation  originality  illustrates about the concept­ fixation  CCH Canadian­ teaches us the concept of originality  Substrate  Medium in theberge­ images (ink based) on a subtrates­ original was paper substrate, medium in question  The original painting is oil  Substra
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