Has recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union on originality kept you awake at night?
Do you want a free copy of this blogger's exciting (first) book Originality in EU Copyright, just published by Edward Elgar?
If you have responded with a resonant 'Yes!' to all these questions, then enter the new 1709 Blog competition!
Benjamin Franklin believed - quite rightly - that "Originality is the art of concealing your sources". What about you? What do you think originality (not necessarily in strictly legal terms) is all about?
To enter the contest you have just to complete the following statement:
"Originality is ..."
Email your surely copyright-protectable (remember the 11-word extract in Infopaq?) sentence to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 4 November.
When submitting your entry, remember to provide an irrevocable gratuitous and non-exclusive licence, because The 1709 Blog will publish the best entries.
The author of the book will select the winner pursuant to her peculiar sense of humour and mail him/her a (signed) copy
can then be re-sold on eBay.