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.
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.
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.