CopyrightX Trento

Harvard CopyrightX Course

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CopyrightX Trento readings

Introduction

Fairness, Personality and Welfare Theories

The Subject Matter of Copyright – Cultural Theory

Authorship

  • Lindsay v. The Wrecked and Abandoned Vessel R.M.S. Titanic, 52 U.S.P.Q.2d 1609 (S.D.N.Y. 1999) [pdf]
  • Aalmuhammed v. Lee, 202 F.3d 1227 (9th Cir. 1999) [pdf]
  • Community for Creative Non-Violence v. Reid, 490 U.S. 730 (1989) [pdf]
  • Avtec Systems, Inc. v. Peiffer, 21 F.3d 568 (4th Cir. 1994) [pdf]
  • Corte Cass. sez. I civ. 04-07-1992, n. 8186_Alfieri c. Soc. Icci [pdf]

Mechanics of copyright

  • Stewart v. Abend, 495 U.S. 207 (1990) [pdf]
  • New York Times Company v. Tasini, 533 U.S. 483 (2001) [pdf]
  • Corte Cass. sez. I civ. sentenza, 03-01-2017, n. 32 (pdf)
  • Eldred v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S.1 86 (2003) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • Golan v. Holder, 2012 U.S. Lexis 907 (2012) [pdf]

The Rights to Reproduce and Modify

  • Three Boys Music Corp. v. Michael Bolton, 212 F.3d 477 (9th Cir. 2000) [pdf] 
  • Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc. (9th Cir. 2018) [pdf]
  • Lee v. A.R.T. Company, 125 F.3d 580 (7th Cir. 1997) [pdf]
  • Corte Cass. sez. I civ. sentenza, 10-03-1994, n. 2345 (pdf)
  • Micro Star v. FormGen Inc., 154 F.3d 1107 (9th Cir. 1998) [pdf]

The Rights to Distribute, Perform, and Display

  • American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo, Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2498 (2014) [pdf]
  • UsedSoft GmbH v. Oracle International Corp.(2012) (C-128/11)
  • GS Media BV v. Sanoma Media Netherlands BV et al. (2016) (C‑160/15)
  • VCAST Limited v. RTI SpA (2017) (C‑265/16)
  • Nederlands Uitgeversverbond et al. v. Tom Kabinet Internet BV et al. (C‑263/18)
  • Perfect 10 v. Amazon, 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007): paragraphs 1-65 [pdf]
  • Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons (U.S. Supreme Court, March 19, 2013) [pdf]
  • Hotaling v. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 118 F.3d 199 (4th Cir. 1997) [pdf]

Fair use

  • Sony Corp. v. Universal City Studios, 464 U.S. 417 (1984) (link)
  • Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music (92-1292), 510 U.S. 569 (1994) (link)
  • Black v. Koons 467 F.3d 244 (2d Cir. 2006) [pdf]
  • Gaylord v. United States, 595 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2010) [pdf]
  • Cariou v. Prince, Docket No. 11-1197-cv (2nd Cir. 2013) [pdf]
  • Corte di Giustizia UE, causa C‑469/17, Funke Medien NRW GmbH (link)
  • Trib. Milano 13 luglio 2011 Fond. Giacometti c Fond. Prada [pdf]

Secondary Liability – Technological Protection Measures Misuse

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. v. Grokster, 545 U.S. 913 (2005) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • Perfect 10 v. Amazon, 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007): paragraphs 94-131 [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • Viacom v. YouTube, 676 F.3d 19 (CA2 2012) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • Universal City Studios, Inc. v. Corley, 273 F.3d 429 (2d Cir. 2001) [pdf] [MS Word] [h2o]
  • 37 C.F.R 201.40 (2018) [pdf]
  • Sabam v. Netlog (C‑360/10) (2012) (link)
  • Nintendo Co. Ltd v. PCBox srl (Causa C‑355/12) (2014) (link)
  • Art. 17 dir. UE 2019/790 (link)
  • C. Sganga, S. Scalzini, From Abuse of Right to European Copyright Misuse: A New Doctrine for EU Copyright Law (July 31, 2016). International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), 2017, vol. 48(4), pp.405-435. (link)

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