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1/1/07: # 7 -Orphan Works: When it's Difficult to Locate the Copyright Owner

Info: In this episode, noted intellectual property and publishing lawyer Tonya Evans-Walls discusses whether it is OK to use other people's copyrighted work without permission when it is difficult or impossible to locate the owner. This issue is also known as the "orphan works" problem and was addressed recently by the Copyright Office and Congress.

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7/31: #6 - Copyright in the Digital Age (12:26)

Info: In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, explores how technological advances like digital technology and the Internet challenge existing copyright law and how writers and other creative people can protect their literary and artistic works on the World Wide Web.

 

6/11: #5 - The Plague of Plagiarism (11:39)

Info: In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, explores the rash of plagiarism in book publishing, including the Kaavya Viswanathan controversy.


3/13: #4 - Writing About Real People & Experiences (Part Two) (12:38)

In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, discusses the most important laws that non-fiction writers face when writing about real people and events libel, right of publicity and right of privacy.


2/4: # 3 - The Frey Memoir Controversy: Is Memoir Fact or Fiction? (Part One) (13:28)

In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, discusses the James Frey/Oprah memoir fiasco and explores the definition of memoir and part one of how to write about real life and events.


1/16: # 2 - Dispelling the Poor Man's Copyright Myth (14:04)

In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, discusses what the poor man's copyright is and why it is really a myth.


1/2: #1 - 9 Things Every Writer Must Know About the Law (27.49)

In this podcast, leading literary and intellectual property attorney, Tonya M. Evans-Walls, presents the 9 things every writer must know in order to protect their valuable rights and to avoid unknowingly infringing on the rights of others.


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