It's a familiar sad tale we hear here on Avvo over and over again from customers of graphic design firms. "
"Do the custom graphics created for our website and branding belong to us? We are being... more
Generally yes, provided you do not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the author of the quote or any third party, particularly some business.
Many quotes are registered trademarks. You cannot use... more
There are basically 3 strategies you can use:
1. Ignore the letter. I agree this is a very reasonable strategy if you have a thick skin and are not bothered by threats from lawyers. The fact that you... more
Photo agencies such as Getty Images and Corbis Images are known to be persistent copyright enforcers. They rarely grant complete clemency to organizations once they begin pursuit of claims. The... more
You likely gave up your right to privacy as to that picture when you let it be put in newspaper. You do not own the copyright since the paper's photographer, not you, took the picture. You likely... more
Let me preface this by saying: 1) I am a lawyer; 2) This is not legal advice; and 3) I do not specialize in copyright law. This post is just for educational and discussion purposes and does not... more