Copyrights

When it comes to protecting your creative work, copyrights are often the way to go. Learn more in our Copyrights section with articles ranging from protecting your website to understanding the definition of plagiarism.

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You may be sporting a brand new tattoo, but do you really own it? Before you answer, you might want to brush up on copyright law. more...

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, a video that went viral and their products on the shelves of a major retailer, the fortunes of a startup toy company looked bright. Now it finds itself in a legal battle having used a famous song in a video. more...

Technology has turned the traditional model for acquiring audio content, such as digital music files, on its head. Services for buying and sharing music abound, but copyright laws regarding digital audio content are tricky. Before you “trade in” your old digital music for some new sounds online, read about a company that has experienced a few pitfalls. more...

Contrary to what your parents said, many musical bands make money. But if you’re thinking of marketing your band, you need to think about protecting its “brand”—the name and/or symbols you hope will become famous—and its original music. Here’s what every band needs to know about trademarks and copyrights. more...