Copyrights

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

Attention songwriters: Protect your valuable assets with a Copyright

You must register a copyright for your song to assert your songwriter rights and prevent someone from copying or performing your music without your…

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Avoid Infringement by Getting Copyright Permission

Need to reuse someone else's creative work?

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What is Creative Commons? 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your Creative Commons questions here.

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What Are Derivative Works Under Copyright Law?

Find out what constitutes a derivative work and how it's protected by copyright law.

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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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The State of the “Fair Use” Defense in the Art World

The great French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin once said, “Art is either plagiarism or revolution.” More than 100 years later, this…

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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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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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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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