Copyrights

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

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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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 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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Are Literary Parodies Protected Under the First Amendment?

What if you decided to rewrite F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby? Good luck with that. But wait: your protagonist is not Nick…

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Court Confirms Architectural Drawings Protected by Copyright

Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to the authors of “original works of authorship” fixed in a tangible…

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Developing an IP Strategy

Protecting your invention, logo or creative work with a patent, trademark or copyright is important. But equally important is creating an IP strategy.

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Blogging and Intellectual Property Law

Following these guidelines can help you stay on the right side of the law and understand your own rights.

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Protect Your Screenplay and Your Partnership with a Collaboration Agreement

About to embark on a collaborative screenplay project with a co-writer? Learn how to protect your work—and your partnership—with a collaborative…

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Do Bloggers receive the same "source" protection as mainstream journalists?

Blogs are once again in the media. This time however it is the bloggers who are under attack. Apple Computer, Inc. is suing 25 unnamed individuals,…

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Do you lose your copyright when your work is translated?

You've written what is sure to be a hit song according to your record company, but the producers want to test it out in a foreign market first - your…

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