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by Warlock
Sun May 18, 2008 6:38 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Studio Recordings
Replies: 2
Views: 5237

You may find the following pages helpful: http://www.alankorn.com/articles/band_recordings.html & http://www.copyright.gov/docs/regstat52500.html Although some of it seems a bit contradictory to me ;) The UK law says Authorship and ownership of copyright Section 9: Authorship of work. 9.-(1) In this...
by Warlock
Sun May 18, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Copyright Text on Merchandise
Replies: 1
Views: 4403

You are right that copyright does not apply to short phrases per se.

IF the wording is combined with 'artistic' elements - and thus create a logo - then this will be a copyright work, (assuming it is suitably unique at least).
by Warlock
Sun May 18, 2008 6:08 am
Forum: Misc
Topic: Login Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 5744

Login Problems

I had problems logging in today. The logon screen came up, I entered the details, hit enter, and it looked like all was OK - except I was not actually logged in. Tried this about 5 times - gave up, then did the following: Cleared down all my browsing history, saved data, etc in Internet Explorer, re...
by Warlock
Wed May 14, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Music Copyright
Topic: Registering a Copyright???
Replies: 2
Views: 6016

I known a couple of people who used UKCS. No complaints, generally impressed with how easy the process was.
by Warlock
Fri May 02, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: stealing our materials
Replies: 10
Views: 8080

Oooo... sounds like this guy needs taking down a peg or five :twisted: My only concern is you state that you ceased trading - is it still 'passing off' if the company no longer exists I wonder? Regardless, you defo have a complaint if he is selling your materials that are not his. I agree with the p...
by Warlock
Fri May 02, 2008 9:18 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: unlicensed music remix stolen for commercial release
Replies: 4
Views: 8833

Ask your solicitor if it is possible to obtain insurance for your legal costs. (It's a bit like pro-bono, but the solicitor still gets paid - the insurance company takes the risk.) I know such a thing exists, (I heard it from a solicitor), but I don't know how available it is, or if you could even g...