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Substantial Similarity in Copyright Infringement: Emphasizing on US Case Law

Mehdi Zahedi; shirin sharifzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 75 , September 2022, , Pages 79-116


  Legal systems have taken different approaches to Copyright infringement but the ultimate purpose of them is to prevent the intentional and unjust appropriation of the rights of the creators. The proof of copyright infringement is easy when some rights such as reproduction is infringed or literal appropriation ...  Read More

Freedom of Expression and Idea-Expression Dichotomy

Mehdi Zahedi; shirin sharifzadeh

Volume 23, Issue 71 , August 2021, , Pages 95-127


  Freedom of expression includes the freedom to express, access and dissemination of information, whereas copyright, by protecting the original works of authorship, restricts use, access and dissemination of the protected works. When an expression is protected by copyright, freedom of expression or press ...  Read More


shirin sharifzadeh

Volume 20, Issue 60 , February 2019, , Pages 35-67


  A “compilation” is a work formed by the collection and assembling of pre-existing materials or of data that are selected, coordinated or arranged in such a way that the resulting work as a whole constitutes an original work of authorship, such as periodical issue, anthology, encyclopedia, ...  Read More

Legal Challenges Facing Mobile Number Portability Technology and Government Supervision: With Emphasis on Ratifications 189 and 232 of Communications Regulatory Commission
Volume 19, Issue 55 , September 2017, , Pages 9-28


    The development of technologies associated to mobile, and, also increase of customers’ demands to take advantage from the foresaid technologies have led to new technologies on mobile. One of the most considerable technologies is to transfer the mobile operator, without any number portability. ...  Read More

Impacts of Establishment of Unitary Patent System in European Union

Mehdi Zahedi; Mohammad Hossein Erfan Manesh; Mahmoud Abasi

Volume 18, Issue 52 , December 2016, , Pages 35-58


  Undoubtedly, one of the most significant changes in the patent system is the recent EU Member States’ agreement on signing and approving the regulations concerning new unitary patent system. On the basis of this agreement, after the grant of patents by European Patent Office, there would be no ...  Read More

Examination of the Role of Patent Regime in the Protection of Environment (with a Particular Emphasis on the CBD)

Mehdi Zahedi; Mohammad Hossein Erfn Manesh; Seyd Mohammad Tabatabae'i Nejad

Volume 17, Issue 48 , December 2015, , Pages 119-134


  Industrial development and application of wide range of modern technologies are one of the influential factors in the increase of investment, economic growth and promotion of social welfare. However, according to conducted research and existing empirical evidence, those factors have brought about negative ...  Read More