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Intellectual Property Rights Factors and Characteristics

I need help with question 3 "Is the same idea going to generate the same audience experience when implemented in two different settings or two different languages?"

Case Study: Hollywood in India: Protecting Intellectual Property (A) & (B)
Please do the following:
• Read the case
• Watch trailers from the movies Hitch and Partner. Clips can be found on YouTube.
• Watch trailers for the movies My Name is Khan and Forest Gump. Clips can be found on YouTube.
1. How can we identify plagiarism in a movie? How about software, images and books?
2. Is Partner a plagiarized version of Hitch? How can you tell? Both movies are about a "dating coach", i.e., a man who helps other men make an impression on women they wish to date. Why can't we have two different movies with the same idea?
3. Is the same idea going to generate the same audience experience when implemented in two different settings or two different languages?

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In providing guidance for this posting, it is my belief that the same idea is going to generate the same audience experience when implemented in two different settings or two different languages. This is due to the fact that the same idea will elicit the same audience experience, due to the fact that the idea that is utilized to ...

Solution Summary

This solution describes important factors in protecting intellectual property rights.

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