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The Benefits Of A Copyright Lawyer

The Benefits Of A Copyright Lawyer In 2021, the U.S. Copyright Office issued over 400,000 registrations, collecting more than $34 million in registration application fees. Copyright ensures creators’ rights over their own intellectual property, protecting their work from uncredited or unlicensed use. Many kinds of ideas and works can fall under copyright, including designs, [...]

What You Need to Know About Copyright Symbols

Copyright Symbols We’ve all probably seen what a copyright symbol looks like. In most works, companies, and items, it is the encircled letter “c” along with the name and date. While most of us might have a basic understanding of the term copyright and what the symbol stands for, we don’t always get deep into [...]

How Can I Legally Use Copyrighted Music on YouTube?

Audio is an essential component of any production. Whatever the content, be it skits, video game “let’s plays,” vlogs, or tutorials, high-quality music and sound effects improve the scene and set the moods. The right track creates suspense, adds life, and brings flavor to your videos. Some fans even care about the soundtracks as [...]

Can Copyright Infringement be Criminal?

In the creative industry, it’s important to know when your work draws inspiration from another and when it infringes on copyright-protected material. Misuse of another’s content or copyright material with no authorization is known as copyright infringement. It has both civil and criminal penalties.  In other words, an infringer can be sued civilly by the [...]

2021-08-26T17:55:11+00:00Copyright Infringement|

What to Do in a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Under the Copyright Act of 1976, authors of all copyrighted works have exclusive rights to reproduction and sale of those works. Copyright infringement occurs when these rights are violated, and authors may file a lawsuit in federal court against the individual or group who used the work without permission. If the court finds proof [...]

2023-01-04T15:21:44+00:00Copyright Infringement|
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