Can I download a copyrighted work from the internet? Does the technology used matter or is the download only part of the project? 4 March 2021

Downloading (downloading) a work from the internet is an act of reproduction and requires the permission of the author or other beneficiaries. The method of reproduction or the means of technology are legally indifferent. A basic criterion for “partial” reproduction is that the part of the work itself be original. It should be noted that quantitative criteria are not taken into account for the protection of a project. Titles and slogans or other “small works”…

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Am I allowed to give a copy of a copyrighted work to a family member or friend? 26 February 2021

Greek copyrighting law regulates reproduction for private use. The provision relates to analogue and digital reproduction and grants the creator and certain related rights holders (performers, phonogram producers and audiovisual producers) the right to a fair remuneration, if the use is made for private use. inside. In particular, reproduction for private use is permitted only for legally published works. The term “private use” does not include use within a business, service or organization. Reproduction must…

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Blogging and copyrighting protection 25 February 2021

Blogs are maintained by their users (bloggers) who exchange views through the blog, which is an interactive database that differs from the websites that maintain the media on the Internet.This is because the configuration of its content is not decided only by the owner, but by all users – readers of the blog. The exercise of intellectual property rights is not subject neither on national nor international law, except for  trademark’s protection. The value of…

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What is the meaning of copyrighting infringement? Can I have problems with copyrighting infringement? 24 February 2021

The meaning of insult is not defined by law. It is accepted that the definition of infringement, derives from the provisions concerning the object, the subject and the content of these rights. Infringement is any act that has an object and content similar to the object or content of intellectual property.Moreover, we take into advance, to what extent, they are protected by law, provided that the act is not done by the beneficiary or with…

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Computer rights protection: What I need to know 18 February 2021

It is known that there is a gray area in computer software copyright legislation correlating  with the philosophy of computer science. This is because the legal terms in copyrighting law do not reflect the terminology of computers. Due to the technological development and expansion of these programs, International Law and EU Law have tried to establish one,  providing copyrighting protection for computer programs. However, there was a key problem. Whether and to what extent, non-verbal…

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What is the difference between copyrighting protection and trademark protection? 15 February 2021

In most countries, legislation recognizes both copyrights and trademarks. However, copyrighting law and trademark law serve two different purposes. On the one hand, copyrighting aims to encourage creativity and provide incentives to create original works by creators for the public’s benefit. Furthermore, copyrighting protects original works such as photographs, videos, films and music. It is also important to note that the U.S. Digital Age Copyright Act, applies, only to copyrighting. This means that it is…

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The importance of copyrighting protection 3 February 2021

From the moment a project is created,copyrighting protection is necessary, in a short period of time, for any kind of creation. Therefore, a project in order not to lose the protection of its copyright is deemed to be secured. The key purpose of copyrighting law is to encourage the production of creative works. In other words, a concept of common property ensures that copyrighting holders have specific rights. This balance between copyrighting law and the…

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Meaning of copyrights and their importance for patenting 27 January 2021

Copyrighting is an exclusive process, reserving the rights of an owner’s work. Securing rights,  is important, preventing third parties from using the work without an author’s permission. In particular, copyrighting exists in various categories such as in literature, art, books, theater, painting, sculpture, photography, architecture and other creations such as software or databases. At the same time, their registration includes the right to exploit the data in any way and for any purpose. It also…

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How do I know if I have the copyrights of a project?

Undoubtedly, the person who creates an original work is also the holder of its copyrights. For example, if you create a piece of music, you own the copyrights, because you are the person who composed it. Similarly, if you take a photo,at the same time, you own the copyrights. However, sometimes, you may be supposed to have the copyrights of an original work, but this is not the case. For example: 1.If you appear in…

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What rights do I have as a copyright holder?

As a copyright holder, you have certain rights under the law. These rights include,the process of preventing others from copying or distributing your work.Furthermore, the creator, has the right to make new works based on the prototype.  The copyright infringement typically occurs when a person engages in any of these actions without the permission of the copyright’s holder.For example, when someone uploads your photo or video, they make a copy of that photo or video.…

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