Do You Need a Copyright Lawyer to Be a Successful Artist?
It depends on what you mean by “successful.” If by “success” you mean your ability to create genius-level art that mesmerizes and brings forth powerful emotions, then, honestly, no, you do not need a copyright lawyer to be successful as an artist. On the other hand, there is the “business side” of being a successful… READ MORE
How Much Does a Copyright Attorney Charge for Copyright Infringement Cases?
Generally, copyright law firms bill their legal services by the hour. However, in some cases, fees can be charged on a contingency fee basis or some hybrid thereof. For copyright infringement litigation, copyright clients will be involved as either the plaintiff or the defendant. Contingency fee arrangements are generally available only if you are the… READ MORE
Understanding Publication in Copyright Law
The rise of digital media and online streaming has blurred the lines between what constitutes publication and public performance of copyrighted works. In particular, the question arises whether performing or distributing a video to a select group of paid subscribers constitutes publication under the Copyright Act. Copyright law provides a framework for protecting the rights… READ MORE
Fast Fashion Copyright Infringement
When ‘Get the Look for Less’ Turns into Copyright Infringement Fast fashion is so hot right now. Hundreds of fashion brands have flooded the market in the last decade selling cheap, wear-it-once clothing. This business model is especially prevalent in the ecommerce space. The attraction of this model is obvious: consumers can buy more clothing,… READ MORE
My Published Works/Copyrights Were Stolen: What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need?
If you have created original works of authorship and they have been stolen, you will need to hire top-rated and experienced copyright defense litigators. You will need a consultation with those copyright attorneys to determine if litigation should be filed immediately. Having copyright-protected works of authorship “stolen” can come in a variety of forms. Content… READ MORE
What is a Copyright Lawyer and What Does a Copyright Lawyer Do?
Copyright law firms engage in the practice of and provide legal services related to copyright law. Copyright law is mostly based on federal law; that is the federal Copyright Act. But there are also some state-level copyright statutes, and there is a general body of common law copyright standards and rules established by collective reported… READ MORE
Statute of Limitations Copyright Infringement
In the United States, copyrights are protected by federal law. Copyrights protect original works of authorship such as music, art, writings, videos and the like. Copyright law gives the owner the exclusive right to perform or display the original works. Copyright law also protects what are called “derivative works” based on the original. If someone… READ MORE
IP Assignments: Nunc Pro Tunc Assignments in Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Law
Like any valuable business asset, patents, trademarks and copyrights can be sold, assigned and licensed. Indeed, assignment and licensing is common with respect to intellectual property. In legal terms, an “assignment” is a transfer of ownership, either full ownership or partial. In basic terms, a nunc pro tunc is a type of assignment that is… READ MORE
OnlyFans Leak Attorneys
As OnlyFans continues to gain popularity as a platform for creators to monetize their content, leaks of that content have become a growing concern. In this article, we’ll discuss what you can do if your OnlyFans content has been leaked, and how you can take steps to prevent leaks from happening in the first place…. READ MORE
How to Copyright a Book
If you’ve written a book, you’ll want to protect your intellectual property by copyrighting it. Copyrighting your book can prevent others from using or reproducing your work without permission. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the steps you need to take to copyright your book. Before you can copyright your book, you need to make… READ MORE