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Proportion of copyrighted material that can be distributed without infringement

Is there a threshold or a descriptive proportion that is considered not copyright infringement but merely creative and educational use when distributing some copyright protected material along with ...
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Can a country ban oversea biotechnology research out of an endemic plant that is only found in its territory?

This question was closed on biology.se and I was advised to ask it here. For illustration, say there is a plant that is only found in the Amazon rainforest. New drugs can be potentially invented ...
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Borrowing Firearms for Science?

Edit: we have an excellent general counsel who runs our legal team; I'm asking here firstly to get familiar with roughly the shape of this thing, and secondly to learn a little about how things in ...
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Browse all Trademark images as an image return [closed]

I have a logo design that I want to trademark, in addition to trademarking the design of an invention (as additional IP protection in addition to a patent). I started with a reverse Google image ...
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Music samples for market research surveys [closed]

Would using short clips (8-15 seconds) of songs embedded in online surveys for market research fall under fair use? If not, what type of music license would be required for this application? The ...
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Who owns copyright for program created during an unpaid research position

I have been doing part-time unpaid research at a prominent medical institution. While here I created an app at the request of the department head to be distributed by the institution. This program is ...
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Mentioning research results when copyrighting software

Scenario: Some computer science results are published at a major conference. Someone different than the authors of those results then creates a software program that uses those results / techniques to ...
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What licensing issues are relevant when writing software using methods from research papers?

I am writing some software that uses methods described in a few papers. The paper describes algorithms in terms of mathematical functions and equations. An example is, for instance, this one). The ...
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Contract in Roman Law

I would like to find out more about contract in Roman law. Any information about contract responsibility and guilt would be helpful. I am unable to find any real life examples of those contracts, are ...
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Resources: decriminalization timeline list

I'm curious as to what decriminalization laws have been passed through out the years and at what times around the world. Are there any sort of lists or resources that deal with decriminalization laws ...
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Can a person be prosecuted for their thoughts?

Let's assume I'm thinking about ___ [1] - am I liable to prosecution? I assume that having thoughts of any kind is not illegal and therefore cannot be prosecuted. We are not in "Minority Report" - ...
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Which aspects of human-subjects research rules are actually laws rather than conventions?

I'm aware that various laws exist regulating research on human subjects (Wikipedia summary here and in linked pages). However, I've had a tough time finding sources that clarify the boundary between ...
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Does SB-1341 prohibit educational research entirely?

The text of SB-1341 bill (just introduce to the US Senate) is available here. Summary As far as I understand it, if this bill were to pass, researchers would be unable to connect student-level data ...