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U.S. Copyright Office Introduces “Single Application” Registration Option

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On June 28th, the U.S. Copyright Office amended its regulations on an interim basis to provide for a new registration option for applicants called the “single application.” The streamlined registration is aimed toward simplifying the process for individual authors of single works.  It cannot be used for works for hire or collective works, websites or databases. … Continue Reading

Don’t Underestimate Copyright Protection: Organizational Management Diagram Found To Be Protectable

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Often the most important asset of a consulting company is its intellectual property.  As such, don’t overlook the potential to protect unique flow diagrams and/or charts that you’ve developed when developing your IP portfolio.  In late May of this year, the Tenth Circuit in Enterprise Management Ltd. V. Warrick found that an organizational management diagram… Continue Reading