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To clarify what kind of changes we envisage being made to the copyright work, these considerations do not cover technical measures that may change works such as downloading music files using the BitTorrent protocol. These responses are given in relation to modification made, for example, to an image or a literary work.
This is the most significant consideration when dealing with allegations of copying and infringing original works. Copyright recognises the skill and labour or intellectual effort expended by an author in creating a work. It is not a registered right, it arises automatically when a work, such as an image, is recorded, subject to some fairly minimal requirements as to the mental effort used to create it. Where copyright subsists in a work the owner is permitted to carry out various acts, such as being able to copy the work, and more importantly can stop you from copying it. See Practice Note: Copyright—subsistence and qualification.
Assuming a work is protected by copyright
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Tipping off and prejudicing an investigationIt would undermine the benefit to the authorities if, a suspicious activity report (SAR) having been made, the alleged offender were to be made aware of the interest in their activities so that they could take steps to cover up their misdeeds or disappear.
On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties flexibility as to the conduct of the arbitration, but less external support for the process. It can be quicker than institutional arbitration but not if
This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as to identity and mistake as to the document signed (non est factum). It also considers the impact of each of these types of mistake on the contract and
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