At what point does a creative work become protectable? Find out so you can ensure that your work is copyright protected.
If the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be found, can I use it? It may be possible if you analyze the orphan work properly.
Fair use is a common art law issue that arises for artists. Here, we review the College Art Association's Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts.
Facebook censorship policy is becoming more prevalent as it attempts to clean up fake news posted to the platform. But how does that affect Facebook users' right to Free Speech?
The treaties and laws around archaeological treasures and cultural heritage sites makes it difficult to know who owns the artifacts from the discoveries.
Registering your work with the U.S. Copyright Office is the most effective way to ensure you'll be fairly compensated in a copyright infringement lawsuit
At some point in any visual artist’s career, they will undoubtedly consider how to protect their work from infringements. Here are some tactics that might help.
Your name is a corporate asset with real tangible value, and protecting it is an important business consideration. A trademark may be the answer.
Recently, Google warned of new methods to remove watermarks online. However, those that do so face larger consequences under DMCA laws. Art Law Journal breaks it down.
Find out how the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) protects public works, like street art, from being altered or destroyed by private land owners.
While forgeries in the online art market are prevalent, art forgeries in the general art market are hardly rare. Art Law Journal reviews what collectors should watch out for, including provenance and appropriate documentation.