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April 2019

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Top 11 Copyright Myths and Misconceptions / Los Top Once Mitos y conceptos erróneos sobre los Derechos de Autor

posted by Jennifer Diaz April 24, 2019 0 comments

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1.- What is copyrightable and what is not?

Copyright protection exists in original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device.

Works of authorship include the following categories:

  • literary works;
  • musical works, including any accompanying words;
  • dramatic works, including any accompanying music;
  • pantomimes and choreographic works;
  • pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works;
  • motion pictures and other audiovisual works;
  • sound recordings; and
  • architectural works.

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Voice Your Comments about CTPAT & the Trusted Trader Program!

posted by Jennifer Diaz April 15, 2019 1 Comment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provided a 60-day extension as part of their “Agency ICTPAT-and-the-trusted-trader-program-picturenformation Collection Activities” requesting comments on the CTPAT and Trusted Program.

CBP will be submitting the information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The PRA changed many aspects of Information Collection by the Federal government. requiring agencies to plan for the development of new collections of information and the extension of ongoing collections well in advance of sending proposals to OMB. Agencies must:

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Comment Today! USTR Publishes Preliminary List of EU Products To Be Covered By Additional Duties. 

posted by Jennifer Diaz April 10, 2019 1 Comment

EU v USUntil recently the Section 301 Tariffs have been associated with China deceptive practices. The USTR is now expanding Section 301 Tariffs to the European Union (EU).  As a result of the World Trade Organization (WTO) repeatedly finding that EU subsidies to Airbus have caused adverse effects to the United States; the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has launched a process under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to identify products of the EU to which additional duties may be applied. These additional duties will be in effect from the dated published until the EU removes those subsidies.

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