Legal Guides for Copyright
Written by attorney Zebulon Chandler, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK
New musical artists are always investigating how to get their music available for sale online through digital retailers like itunes, amazon, beatport, and others. This guide explains the... more
Written by attorney Richard Symmes, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
What works may be Copyrighted?
Literary works, musical works, dramatic works, pantomime, pictorial,
graphic, sculptural, motion pictures, sound recordings, architectural... more
Written by attorney Jefferson Coulter, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is copyright?
Copyright is the set of exclusive rights granted to the
creator of a particular work. These rights include the right to reproduce the
work, distribute copies, and create... more
Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Online "eCO" Registration The fastest and cheapest registration method for a basic claim for a single work (literary, visual arts, performing arts, including motion pictures and sound... more
Written by attorney Pamela Koslyn, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Online WGA Registration is a Quick, Cheap, and Easy Way to Document the Date of Authorship of Your Work. The WGA accepts registration from its members and non-members of scripts,... more
Written by attorney Andrew Schroeder, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Discover Intellectual Property Assets you currently have which are not patented or registered as Trademarks or Copyrights Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights can become a valuable asset in... more
Written by attorney Kerry Blasingim, over 1 year ago.
Copyright registration is tricky bit of strategy. You dont need a registered copyright to publish and sell your work, and not having one wont stop you from suing an infringer (well, it will... more
Written by attorney Elena Y. Volkova, almost 2 years ago.
by Tyler JaramilloOwnership of a choreographic work is established upon creation, but a work is not protected from use by others unless it is published and registered with the U.S.... more
Written by attorney Maurice N Ross, about 1 year ago.
Anyone who aspires to work in the music business, whether as performer, producer, record label or publisher, must understand the basics of copyright law. The following is a simple summary... more
Written by attorney Bruce E. Burdick, about 1 year ago.
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... more