Arias, Martha L. "INTERNET LAW - Violation of Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet: for Digital Risks, Digital Solutions." Internet Business Law Services. Internet Business Law Services, Inc., 2012. Web. 07 Apr. 2013.
Martha stated “The internet has made intellectual property more vulnerable to violations by every sector of the society; business, students, and the omitted copyright infringer” (Arias par. 2). The article includes discussion of DIGIMARC an American provider of Intellectual Property management solutions. Intellectual property violations increase with the use of internet. The article gives some of solutions to lessen the intellectual property violations. Copyright owners’ property posted on the internet will be more secure if there would be proper management solutions to protect their intellectual property rights. The article discusses how the digital watermark helps the copyright owner to track distribution, access and payment of the materials. The digital watermarks are commonly use on audio, image, video and also printed document the are posted on the internet. The copyright owners to avoid illegal download of the actual material mark most of the sample materials found in the Internet. Based on Martha’s article, the government performs certain investigation on the alarming increase of intellectual property violations. Hence, government support is not sufficient to sustain the intellectual property because of the possible cost is expensive and valuable. The use of available technology in keeping intellectual properties from being used inappropriately helps authors to protect their materials from being plagiarized. The website offers a valuable insight to the use of technology such as watermarking to ensure that the rights for distribution of digital materials are intact.
Summary of the Article:
The interconnected networks of computers, internet, made the intellectual property rights of the different sector of the society such the business, students and copyright infringers more vulnerable to violations. The creation of the watermark on the digital format images, audios, videos and printed documents help the owner to track the legal and illegal distribution and other transaction regarding with his / her property (Arias).
Brown, Mark. "Trademark and Other Intellectual Property Resource Guide." Marcaria. Marcaria Network, 2001. Web. 07 Apr. 2013.
According to Mark Brown, the term Intellectual Property refers to number of unique kinds of creations of the mind for which a group of exclusive right is being recognized. The article gives the definition of some words that are related to intellectual property (Brown par. 1). It also discuss about copyright, trademarks, trade secret and patent. Trademarks are distinct indicators or sign that an individual, a business or other legal entities use. Copyright offers information on digitally produced intellectual property right issues. Digital copies of intellectual materials are often prone to plagiarism, which constitutes an advent of copyrights violation. Somehow, trade secret is the process of collecting information that is commonly unknown. While patent is the right given by the national government to an inventor for a specific period of time provided that he publically posted his work on the internet. Different links are also given on the article for the reader to have other references. The website offers a comprehensive detail about the role of the law particularly intellectual property rights in keeping digital materials protected from unlawful utilization and claims of ownership.
Summary of the Article:
Intellectual property right recognizes the unique creation of an individual. Intellectual property rights are important since it protects the right of the owners of intellectual property to earn money from their unique creation. There are few kinds of intellectual property right, such as the trade secrets, copyright, trademark and patent. Trademarks are symbol, logos, names, phrases, images and design that are unique and own by an individual or a business. The copyright is a form of protection made the law to protect the owner’s original work. The trade secret is the information used in business that gives economic advancement to the person having knowledge about it (Brown).
Arias, Martha L. "INTERNET LAW - Violation of Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet: for Digital Risks, Digital Solutions." Internet Business Law Services. Internet Business Law Services, Inc., 2012. Web. 07 Apr. 2013. http://www.interparty.org/intellectual-property-rights-on-the-internet.html
Brown, Mark. "Trademark and Other Intellectual Property Resource Guid." Marcaria. Marcaria Network, 2001. Web. 07 Apr. 2013. http://www.marcaria.com/articles/trademark-and-other-intellectual-property-resource-guide.asp.