Fair Dealing

Fair dealing is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. Fair dealing is found in many of the common law jurisdictions of the Commonwealth of Nations.Fair dealing is an enumerated set of possible defences against an action for infringement of an exclusive right of copyright. Unlike the related United States doctrine of fair use, fair dealing cannot apply to any act which does not fall within one of these categories, although common law courts in some jurisdictions are less stringent than others in this regard.
Posts about Fair Dealing
  • New York Loan Modifications: Restrictions & Denials

    … schedules for defaulting borrowers suffering from financial hardships. But what happens after an initial review of your loan terms by your lender reveals that you are only spending 29 percent of your monthly income on your mortgage payment? If the bank modified your loan under HAMP standards, it may result in a capitalization of arrears—but a higher…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 30 readers -
  • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

    … as a term in each and every employment contract. If an employer breaches this duty, a court may award an employee who brings an action for wrongful dismissal additional damages, known as aggravated or punitive damages, above and beyond any requirement to pay severance. Terminating an employee while he is on vacation, a time that is intended…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 17 readers -
  • New Trend Requiring Tax Advice for Advisers?

    … about $9,000 in additional taxes on the distribution of a $30,000 IRA CD. Additionally, the investment was not purchased from the advisor in question. Marilyn Green, the elderly woman in question, held a CD in an IRA with Bank Atlantic. Marilyn was suffering from dementia and depression and left her financial affairs to her daughter, Melissa Green…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 17 readers -
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