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, 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 its nitty-gritty [...]

By |2022-02-09T18:24:58+00:00December 16th, 2021|Copyright Infringement, Copyrights|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Copyright Symbols

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, you’ll need high-quality music and sound effects to improve the scene or set the moods. The right track creates suspense, adds life, and brings flavor to your videos. Some fans even care about the [...]

By |2022-05-02T11:36:42+00:00August 25th, 2021|Copyright Infringement, Copyrights|Comments Off on How Can I Legally Use Copyrighted Music on YouTube?

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 [...]

By |2021-08-26T17:55:11+00:00August 18th, 2021|Copyright Infringement|Comments Off on Can Copyright Infringement be Criminal?

What to Do In A Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

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

By |2020-05-27T08:13:32+00:00May 27th, 2020|Copyright Infringement|Comments Off on What to Do In A Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
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