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Saturday March 22, 2014 at 9:47am
MEP and former GAA president Sean Kelly is being sued by a photographer who claims he used two of her photographs without permission in his book 'Rule 42 and All That'. But the case, which came before Judge Olann Kelleher at Killarney District Court, will have to be heard by another judge, as two have already declined to hear it because they know the parties involved. View More....
Friday December 6, 2013 at 9:51am
Apple demands news site pull copy of iTunes Radio contract, claims copyright infringement  View Details....
Monday July 29, 2013 at 9:52am
BBC News - Google asked to remove 100 million 'piracy' links  View Details....
Thursday November 22, 2012 at 12:44am
The executors of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien's estate have filed an $80 million copyright lawsuit against studio bosses at Warner Bros.Chiefs at the Tolkien Estate Ltd. have accused the executives, who own the rights to the film franchise, of creating online slot machines and other digital merchandise based on characters in the famous book trilogy without their permission.....
Friday December 23, 2011 at 12:49pm
To all Copyright Protection Service Members and to everyone,We wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and New Year and we look forward to seeing you in 2012.Best wishes,The Copyright Protection Service Team....
Wednesday August 3, 2011 at 2:22pm
Individuals will be able to legally copy music and DVDS they own on to digital devices such as iPods and computers, under sweeping changes Britain's "archaic" copyright laws. View More....
Friday July 1, 2011 at 2:16pm
The UK government has dropped plans that would have forced ISPs to block access to websites that are used for copyright infringement.Houses of Parliament  View More....
Wednesday June 1, 2011 at 2:19pm
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Google moved to dismiss copyright-infringement claims in ongoing litigation over the alleged use of Oracle's patented Java programs in Google's Android phones.  View More....
Wednesday February 9, 2011 at 3:27pm
Emma Thompson film in jeopardyEmma Thompson is embroiled in a court battle to get her latest film Effie off the ground after a New York playwright accused the actress of copyright infringement.The Love Actually star has penned the screenplay for a movie version of the lives of 19th century poet John Ruskin, his wife Effie Gray and her affair with pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. View News Item....
Thursday November 25, 2010 at 3:19pm
When Rupert Murdoch says he doesn't believe in giving away content for free he really means it. Note these two copyright actions.Murdoch's book publisher, HarperCollins, is claiming to have won a legal tussle with the media gossip website Gawker over its posting of lengthy excerpts from Sarah Palin's book America By Heart. View full news article....
Saturday September 18, 2010 at 1:55pm
Google's forthcoming download store is much anticipated – but will artists get a fair share of royalties? It doesn't look promising  - Media Source: GuardianRumours that Google will launch a music service have been circulating for a while. So, what will this long-anticipated product, expected to be released at the end of the year, look like? It appears we've come one step closer to finding out. Billboard reported this week that the internet giant is circulating a proposal among major....
Saturday August 14, 2010 at 12:39pm
Andy Warhol got one, so did Jimi Hendrix and Gertrude Stein. Tim Dowling remembers the sting of receiving a rejection letterhey aren't the sort of thing one tends to hang on to, so I was surprised it took me only a half hour to find one of my own, at the bottom of a suitcase full of papers my sisters made me take away from my dad's house the last time I visited. Written on the laid paper letterhead of DES Magazine ("The Primary Information Source For Truck Fleet Equipment Managers") by....
Saturday July 10, 2010 at 12:34pm
YouWriteOn Member becomes Top UK Seller / Competition NewsYouWriteOn.com member Katherine Webb, will talk about her top selling book The Legacy on the TV Book Club on More 4 on 11th July at 7.30 PM, and the show is repeated on Channel 4 on 12th July at 12.05 pm. The show’s guest this week is actor Robert Lindsay. The Legacy is currenty number 3 on the contemporary fiction charts on Amazon, and has been described in the Radio Times as 'A bit of a saga that has it all - mystery, intrigue, hi....
Friday June 11, 2010 at 12:58pm
If you have a good trademark, sometimes the best advice is that if it isn't broke, don't fix it ..INTERNET SEARCH OUTFIT Google pulled its attempt to mimic Microsoft's Bing after an option for people to change its classic minimalist homepage had to be scrapped.The company "created a gallery of background images" to let users personalize their Google search page. The big idea was that users might want unusual imagery in the background instead of the standard white look.It expected to tr....
Monday May 24, 2010 at 11:51am
Copyright Service – UK and World CopyrightProtectionService.com proving to be the copyright protection registration service of choice for writers, musicians, film, art and other creative mediums using the latest protective technology. Leading copyright specialist Silverman Sherliker say of CopyrightProtectionService.com that it offers an ‘advanced safeguard for valuable rights’. Click here to view your creative area and protect your creative work.....
Monday May 24, 2010 at 11:32am
"I thought I’d contribute to the discussion on agents/editors/publishers which has been taking place on another thread, because I get the impression some people aren’t clear about what an agent does. I’ve had an agent for 15 years (though my original agent has now retired), so I’ve some experience of what agents provide ..."View the chat on YouWriteOn.com   YouWriteOn.com was established with Arts Council funding in 2006, each month the highest rated o....
Saturday May 8, 2010 at 9:33am
Stephen King gives advice to new writers, click to view youtube video.Stephen's King's Top 7 Writing Tips: 1. Get to the point 2. Write a draft. Then let it rest 3. Cut down your text 4. Be relatable and honest 5. Don´t care too much what others may think 6. Read a lot 7. Write a lotView Stephen King's Book on Writing on Amazon.....
Saturday May 8, 2010 at 8:45am
'Best children's books' list revealed by PuffinThe Very Hu8ngry Caterpillar Eric Carle's classic sells every 30 seconds somewhere in the worldA list of 70 children's books said to be the best of all-time has been compiled by publisher Puffin.Fantasy classics Peter Pan and Alice and Wonderland make the line-up for babies to teens, compiled for the publisher's 70th anniversary.The pirate adventure Treasure Island and the tear-jerking classic Watership Down also feature.The classic counting book Th....
Saturday April 24, 2010 at 1:49pm
According to the The Washington Post, Rowling said she doesn't have explicit plans to write another Harry Potter tome, but she certainly hasn't ruled out the idea. "Maybe 10 years from now," she said. View Washington Post Article That is, of course, if Harry's magic powers can help him get out of his chair, which is difficult in middle-age, with the first few chapters taken up retracing his steps to find out where he left his specs. Voldemort may also encounter problems....
Saturday April 24, 2010 at 10:27am
James Bond: Is Daniel Craig's number up? MGM's financial crisis leads to shelving of the next James Bond film, perhaps managing something even the dreaded SPECTRE couldn't. In the old days of course the villians were easier to spot, naming themselves in ways determined to give bad press - like SPECTRE and Dr NO. The villians of course often have fatal flaws, most notably a penchant for snowy white cats, but could it have been the bean counters who have done for our James? View Telegraph Article....
Wednesday April 14, 2010 at 4:24pm
The UK Copyright Protection Service, Registration Service to protect your copyright established by YouWriteOn.com an Arts Council funded site with leading publishers involved, including the publishers of Terry Pratchett and John Grisham. CopyrightProtectionService.com enables creative artists in all fields, including writing, music and art, to securely upload work to protect and date your copyright in minutes. Copyright law specialists Silverman Sherliker named as "a leader in their field&q....
Sunday April 11, 2010 at 4:47pm
Malcolm McLaren, the former Sex Pistols manager, may have died from exposure to asbestos he suffered while smashing up his punk fashion shop, his partner has said.  View Telegraph News Item....
Friday April 2, 2010 at 4:36pm
In a list from The Times guaranteed to get librarians at cross daggers, they suggest the top 100 books so far of the decade, though at first glance it may be uncertain which decade as War and Peace enters at number 11. 15 The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (2006)Dawkins showed that you could be a bestseller with a book positing a negative. His witheringly argued treatise against the notion of divine creation made him the poster boy for atheists, the thinker whose arguments every religious perso....