Regulations pertaining to the voluntary notification of copyright came into force in Malaysia on June 1, 2012. There was no formal copyright registration process prior to the Regulations. Being a party to the Berne Convention, copyrighted works are protected immediately upon creation and fulfilment of certain conditions in the Copyright Act (original or derivative work; […]
Testing The Tensile Strength Of Copyright Law In Singapore
INTRODUCTION To state that technology has advanced rapidly in recent years, would be a gross understatement. Such has been the rate of technological development that even Moore’s Law seems to be outdated! However, on a more serious note, it has been a perpetual cat and mouse game between technology and the law. Fortunately or unfortunately, […]
Singapore – Do Celebrities have rights to their images?
You are walking down Orchard Road, and you are a Celebrity. Suddenly, out of nowhere, photographers jump out, whip out a camera, and start snapping pictures of you. The next day, your pictures are all over the front page news. What rights do you have to those pictures? The Answer– very little. Privacy Law The […]