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Security Across Seas: A review of American and Swiss copyright laws

“Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.” –Mark Twain For companies working on the international scene, it is imperative they understand the similarities and differences in copyright laws between countries to effectively and legally conduct their business. Understanding American and Swiss copyright law is […]

Stand behind what you say: How defamation law can affect you

As we continue our look into communications law, this post covers defamation with all quoted references from the book “The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication” Third Edition, 2012, by Robert Trager, Joseph Russomanno and Susan Dente Ross. My husband recently posted an article to his Facebook page about a strange case of libel resulting […]

Protecting your intellectual property (Part 2): Trademark

This is the second part of the series on intellectual property. All quoted references can be found in the book “The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication” Third Edition, 2012, by Robert Trager, Joseph Russomanno and Susan Dente Ross. Solopreneur Sophia has learned her lesson about copyright protection, and she is now moving on with […]

Protecting your intellectual property (Part 1): Copyright

In November, the Aubia Communications Blog will explore communications law. In conjunction with my Communications Law for Public Relations and Advertising class this semester at Syracuse University, I start with this post on copyright, followed by trademark, and finishing with defamation. Quoted references can be found in the book “The Law of Journalism and Mass […]

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