Copyrights

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

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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How to Avoid Copyright Infringement

Here's how to avoid accidentally stepping on the rights of another's creative work.

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The Term "All Rights Reserved" Explained

Protecting your creative work requires a basic understanding of copyrights, including the meaning and use of the phrase “all rights reserved."

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How to Copyright a Book

You can register a copyright for your book by submitting your registration electronically, or by mailing in a print application.

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Learn how to protect your intellectual property rights—from copyrights to patents.

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How to Copyright a Photograph or Image

Copyright protection gives the owner of a photo or image several exclusive legal rights over its use and distribution. Here's how to make sure you're…

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Intellectual Property Assignment: What It Is and How to Make One

Just as with buying and selling physical property, transferring the ownership of intellectual property is an important part of doing business.…

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What Can Be Copyrighted

Only original works of authorship may be copyrighted. This means that the original creator of the work or his or her agent is the only one who may…

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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 Song

The key to knowing how to copyright a song is to know what copyright protects.

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