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Many people think if they pay for creative work, they own the copyright but as you'll see in this article, that isn't always the case.
Are street photographers protected when taking photos of strangers in public or are they invading the subject's right to privacy?
Knowing more about copyright and fair use will help you determine what is yours to use and what is off limits.
Your name is a corporate asset with real tangible value, and protecting it is an important business consideration. A trademark may be the answer.
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 what point does a creative work become protectable? Find out so you can ensure that your work is copyright protected.
Estate Planning for Visual Artists has some special considerations not found in traditional estate planning. Find out what they are, how to download a complete guide, and why it is best to begin planning for your legacy as soon as possible.
If an artwork is in the public domain, free from copyright protection, then how can a museum claim it holds the copyright?
On Jan 1, 2019, we not only ushered in a new year but also an unprecedented amount of creative works entering the public domain.
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.