Entries by Site Manager

Disrupting the Flow: Advertising Revenue and Online Piracy

By Rajkumar Akella, posted on 10 June 2017 Online content theft, driven primarily by advertising revenue, remains a highly profitable business which detrimentally impacts India’s creative community, its technological innovators, and our social fabric. The Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce has noted unofficial estimates that annual losses to the Indian Media and Entertainment industry due […]

IP Value and Extraction – SMU’s Master of Science in Innovation Program

On May 27th, CCP Founding Director and Counsel Frank Rittman addressed students enrolled in Singapore Management University’s Master of Science in Innovation program at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business.  His presentation, entitled ‘Monetizing Filmed Entertainment:  Then and Now’ was delivered to more than 40 post-graduate students enrolled in SMU’s specialized curriculum crafted for […]

The Continued Evolution of Site Blocking

By Frank Rittman, posted on 20 May 2017 Recent news out of Australia following a third successful application for injunctive relief against overseas copyright-infringing sites, and an unrelated related case in the United Kingdom, further illustrates the global effectiveness and evolution of site blocking to contain online infringement. By now more than 42 countries worldwide, including […]

Drawing the Line: Infringement or Fair Use?

By George Ford, posted on 23 March 2017 I was very excited to visit Singapore for my first time last week. While I was there, I had the privilege of meeting with a number of local and international industry and government representatives, including officers from the Ministry of Law and the Ministry of Information & […]

Search Engines and Piracy: Lessons from the United Kingdom

By Mike Weatherly, posted on 26 February 2017 William Langland observed in the 14th century that patience is a virtue. Thomas Fuller noted some 400 years later that all things are difficult before they are easy. From 2010 to 2015, I was an elected Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom, and during that time […]

SECONDARY LIABILITY FOR ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: THE COX DECISION

By Frank Rittman, posted on 25 January 2017 Secondary liability for copyright infringement has been a hotly contested issue in a number of international jurisdictions. Most countries act in some way to limit the liability of internet service providers (ISPs) for their customers’ infringing activities. In some instances, this might require ISPs to forward notices […]

Insight & Analysis Lecture Series: GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR CREATORS: LESSONS FROM THE UK

The Centre for Content Promotion (CCP) and the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA) have partnered on a thought leadership initiative which aims at exploring and discussing current and emerging political, legal, and business developments in the areas of creativity, innovation, and commerce. The initiative consists on a series of […]

Insight & Analysis Lecture Series: Secondary Liability for Online Copyright Infringement

http://wp.contentpromotion.net/ and the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA) have partnered on a thought leadership initiative which aims at exploring and discussing current and emerging political, legal, and business developments in the areas of creativity, innovation, and commerce. The initiative consists on a series of lectures featuring acclaimed international speakers […]

CCP Comments on Singapore Copyright Public Consultation Document

October 21, 2016   Intellectual Property Policy Division Ministry of Law 100 High Street #08-02 The Treasury Singapore 179434   Intellectual Property Office of Singapore 51 Bras Basah Road #01-01 Manulife Centre Singapore 189554   Re: Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to Singapore’s Copyright Regime   To Whom It May Concern: Thank you for the […]