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Analyzing Architectural Designs for Copyright Disputes

TASA ID: 10524

Introduction

There’s nothing simple about architectural copyright litigation. Activity generated from The Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act of 1990 continues to increase. The law continues to develop, but factual realities, though seemingly obvious, are often complex and difficult to compare What is an architectural work? It is a building design embodied in any tangible medium of expression, including a building itself, architectural plans, or drawings. Overall form is copyrightable. Exterior and interior spatial arrangements and elements of these arrangements are copyrightable. Individual standard features are not copyrightable. These presuppositions raise further questions. 

Dissecting a Commercial Appraisal Report

TASA ID: 1813

There are two styles of written appraisal reports: narrative and form (U.R.A.R.).  This article only deals with narrative reports.

While your focus is on proving that a bad appraisal caused or impacted a damages claim - and not on violations of The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (U.S.P.A.P.), due to a recent major change - you need a brief understanding of U.S.P.A.P. prior to January 1, 2016, where there were three types of written appraisal reports and now there are only two

A Primer on Business Valuation

TASA ID: 322

Even though some of the largest cases that attorneys handle involve valuing an entire business, very few attorneys can intelligently discuss business valuation. The subject is not a part of a typical law school curriculum.  Consequently, many attorneys and others feel that appraising a business and appraising a piece of real estate (a process with which most people in the business world are familiar) are the same process. The truth is that there are a few very basic overlapping theories of value, but few similarities beyond that. 
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