Copyrights

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

FedEx Furious Over Hand-Crafted Furniture

Thinking Outside the Box: FedEx is furious over Jose Avila's furniture made exclusively from FedEx's shipping and packing materials.

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Deceptively Duped? Court Says No

Two children's cookbook authors face-off over intellectual property. Who won the battle of the veggie books?

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Copyright vs. Trademark: What's the Difference?

Copyright and trademark overlap, and learning to unwind those overlapping rights is a great way to explain what each one protects.

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What to Do If You Get a Copyright Infringement Notice

As copyright infringement becomes more common, owners are becoming more aggressive in protecting their rights by issuing copyright infringement…

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4 Reasons to Copyright Your Software

Software copyrights have different considerations than other creative works. Here's what you need to know.

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The Basics: Understanding Joint Work and Copyright

If you collaborate on a project, you need to understand your rights as a co-creator.

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How to Copyright a Dance

Did you know copyrights protect creative works like dances?

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How to Copyright a Book or Novel

If you've written a book or novel you've already got a copyright, but if you want to protect your work with the full power of the law, you'll need to…

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Do I Need to Copyright My Website?

Many people never even consider copyrighting their websites, but if you don't, you may be unable to recover damages if someone copies your work.

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How to Copyright a Sound Recording

If you've recorded a song, you already have copyright protection, but to take advantage of that protection in court, you'll need to register your…

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