The author or holder of a copyright-protected work cannot prevent the following actions: Be cited in moderation, indicating the author’s name, title of his/her work, and … Continue reading Everything has a limit, even Copyright
We have long discussed about rights and their manifestations within copyright. Now it is important to understand how those rights are implemented, and for that we need … Continue reading Copyright violation
Open Source allows access to the source code of a software under specific distribution terms approved by the Open Source Initiative. In general each of the licenses … Continue reading Open Source in Dominican Republic
Intellectual Property is unique in providing various protection mechanisms, either by completely protecting a creation or just parts of it. This is the case of the … Continue reading The title is also protected
Infographic concerning the basic elements of Intellectual Property. click image to enlarge Versión en español | Spanish version Continue reading Intellectual Property 101
All or one of the economic rights from works protected by copyright or related rights may be transferred (assigned) freely and individually by written contract. Since … Continue reading Assignment: copyright or related rights
A successful business model generating value for its creator, company and even to its economic sector, must be protected and maintained under the ownership of the … Continue reading Keep the ownership of your business model
The provisions of Creative Commons (CC) offer synthetic copyright licenses. Perfect for those wishing to authorize the operation or use of their work (economic rights), without … Continue reading Creative Commons in Dominican Republic
Within the provisions balancing copyright and right to information, education and culture is the prerogative to declare a work as public utility given to its great … Continue reading Copyrighted work taken by the State
The copyrighted work in the public domain may be used freely, however, the author should always be recognized as such and the work should not be … Continue reading Public domain
In an earlier post about patent ownership, I mentioned that there are different dispositions regarding ownership of Intellectual Property in the Dominican Republic. The Law No. … Continue reading Who owns the copyrighted work?
Como en mi post anterior sobre la titularidad de la patente, indiqué que en la República Dominicana existen diversas disposiciones para los titulares de Propiedad Intelectual. En la Ley No. 65-00 sobre Derecho de Autor, se determina que el autor … Continue reading ¿Quién es el dueño de la obra?
The professional or amateurs programmers may have their computer programs creations protected thanks to the Dominican Copyright Law No. 65-00. Key questions: What is a computer … Continue reading Computer programs protection in Dominican Republic
Discover your business potential! Innovation is not just something that comes by itself when you are not looking. You need to invest research, work, work, work … Continue reading Chief Innovation Officer
What can be register as an industrial design? A design of an industrial or artisanal product, such as: school chair, clothe, home appliance, desk, bookcase, lamp… … Continue reading Industrial design registration in Dominican Republic
¿Qué puede ser registrado como diseño industrial? Un diseño de un producto industrial o artesanal, es decir: pupitre, ropa, electrodoméstico, escritorio, librero, lámpara… ¿Cuál debe ser la función principal del diseño industrial? La apariencia especial, pues un diseño que obedezca … Continue reading Registro de diseño industrial en República Dominicana
Accepting the idea (which shouldn’t be too hard) that you may have in front of your eyes valuable assets you should ask yourself: What can be … Continue reading Measure your intellectual value
If you are blessed with the talent to dance and to create incredible steps, you may be protected by the Dominican Copyright Law No. 65-00. Yes! … Continue reading Dance it off!
Creating an original work is just the beginning, the moment after is done you start thinking “what if…?” What if I can’t prove my authorship? What … Continue reading Copyright registration in Dominican Republic
Crear una obra original es solo el comienzo, después que está hecha se empieza a preguntar “¿Qué pasa si…?” ¿Qué pasa si no puedo probar mi autoría? ¿Qué pasa si alguien reclama que la obra es suya? ¿Qué pasa si … Continue reading Registro de derecho de autor en República Dominicana
“I create, therefore I register” Some may think that the fashion industry has an easy job which involves little or no originality, only copying past tendencies … Continue reading Trending fashion
Every business (yes every business) has intangible assets, which may increase its market value, competition and efficiency. It is not about registering before the national, regional … Continue reading Intangible assets