In what is turning out to be a particularly litigious year for music copyright, Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are now facing allegations that their megahit “Uptown Funk” ripped off Collage’s 1983 single “Young Girls”.
About Mark Cheng
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Under Singapore Law, “compilations” of information can be protected by copyright by reason of selection or arrangement of its contents. This lesser known aspect of copyright law was the subject of the recently concluded litigation between Global Yellow Pages Limited (“GYP”) – publisher of the “Yellow Pages” – and Promedia Directories Private Ltd (“Promedia”) – publisher of “The Green Book”.
Introduction The 5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property (GFIP) organised by the IP Academy was held from 25 – 26 August 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands. As the anchor event for the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)’s IP Week @ SG 2015, GFIP 2015 was the scene for a diverse and thought-provoking array […]
An Interview with Nick Redfearn, Deputy CEO & Partner of Rouse A renowned name in the field of IP in ASEAN, Nick is Deputy Chief Executive of Rouse, providing support to the Global Chief Executive. His areas of responsibility include Asia and New Markets. Nick has worked in Asia for 15 years at Rouse offices […]
An Interview with Chinese IP Experts on the Recent Trends in IP Protection and Enforcement In the lead up to IP Academy’s Global Forum on Intellectual Property 2015 (GFIP 2015), we had a chance to conduct an interview (in Mandarin) with some of our panellists for “China – Recent Trends in IP Protection and Enforcement”, […]