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Unless you hire your friend cameraman, he will own the copyright. So sign a contract with him: you give him $1, he disclaims and/or grants all the copyright to you. Make sure this is actually in writing because, otherwise, presumption of no intention to create legal relations applies as you are friends.


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When a company stops existing for whatever reason, then its assets (physical, financial, intellectual or otherwise) don't stop existing. When the company dissolves voluntarily, those assets usually go to the owner(s) of the company. When the company got bought up and integrated into another company, the buying company will usually own them. When the company ...


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The general rule is that the author of the software owns the copyright, so that would be the student. This is regardless of whether the student writes the code for fun, or for a thesis. If a student is hired to write that code, then it kind of depends on the university rules, and who hires the student. In the case of a "work for hire", the employer owns the ...


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fair-dealing is prescriptive, fair-use is not fair-dealing Copyright Acts in fair dealing jurisdictions enumerate what uses of copyright material are not infringements if the material is dealt with fairly (generally without actually defining fair dealing). For example, in australia, fair dealing can be argued if the use is for: news reporting; criticism ...


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I gather that Fischer can claim copyright on its written form of public-domain music because the company adds interpretive markings to its sheet music, and those markings themselves constitute creative content? They can probably also claim copyright on editorial content. For example, a piece may have multiple sources that do not agree with one another, and ...


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In the OP scenario, and in the US, the performer has the rights to the performance, and the cameraman has the rights to the capture of that performance. So it would be best to contract that either he buys rights to your performance, or you buy rights to his capture. Lets argue you were singing also, then the song writer would have rights to the words, and ...


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That's an interesting question. You want to set up a business that essentially combines three different concepts: Network streaming from your PC to a different screen across the network using remote screen software; e.g. Parsec, or a Chromecast, e.g. playing a PC-only game on your iPad, which I've done. Basically AWS: Renting a dedicated server, racked ...


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