Copyrights

See how copyrights can protect your creative work, and know how to handle infringements, license agreements, and more.

What to Know About Rights of Publicity

Bette Midler sued Ford Motor Company for featuring an impersonation of her voice. Jeffrey Sarver sued the creators of The Hurt Locker for allegedly…

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Recapturing Copyrights: A Second Chance at Royalties

Many of the world's most famous musicians are getting a second chance at controlling their creations. Musicians like Bob Dylan and Eagles, might have…

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Video Games and Copyright Infringement

Video game piracy is estimated to cost the video game industry millions of dollars every year. Enforcing these rights is a never-ending battle. Here…

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Do I Need to Copyright My Website?

Businesses have a variety of copyright options to protect their website and content.

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The Fair Use Doctrine: When Use of Copyrighted Material is Acceptable

There isn’t one easy definition of fair use, however some fair use guidelines help determine if fair use is applicable in a certain case.

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Is Your Blog a Copyright Infringement Suit Waiting to Happen?

With more than 180 million blogs in the world, you have to wonder how many of these blogs infringe copyrights—or have their own infringed upon. If…

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Counterfeit Goods: What You Can Do to Protect Your Brand

Creating a brand that customers rely on is a major asset for any business. When the brand’s promise is compromised due to counterfeiting, the trust…

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How to Copyright a Graphic Design

To receive full legal protection for your graphic design, it must be registered as a copyright.

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5 Things You Can't Copyright

In order to qualify for copyright protection, an original creative work must exist in tangible form—in other words, written down or in a form you can…

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How to Copyright a Website

Because your company's website has value, it merits legal protection against infringement, which can only be achieved by filing an application to…

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