Legal Guides for Copyright
Written by attorney Jefferson Coulter, over 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 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 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 Danny Jiminian, 5 months ago.
An overview of U.S. Copyright Law and how it applies. Definition & Sources for Copyright Definition and Sources What is copyright? Copyright is a collection of property rights granted to... more
Written by attorney Leah Shellberg, 9 months ago.
If you're in the business of creating things on a regular basis, it may not be very economical to see a lawyer every time you need something copyrighted. This handy guide will walk you... more
Written by attorney Lee Palmateer, almost 4 years ago.
What are Copyrights?
Copyrights protect original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible form of expression, and generally give the copyright owner the exclusive right to:... more
Written by attorney Helena Kobrin, 2 months ago.
As in any other sort of civil lawsuit, the alleged wrongdoer can prevail in a copyright infringement claim by asserting a valid defense. Common defenses include: Lack of Copyright Notice... more
Written by attorney Tamera Bennett, almost 5 years ago.
What is a copyright? Copyright is an original work of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression; such as a song, book, or sound recording. What is the difference between a... more
Written by attorney Sarah E. Adams, about 5 years ago.
What are Copyrights? Copyright denotes the collection of rights that are born from original works of authorship: the exclusive rights to distribute, copy, create derivative works from the... more
Written by attorney Andrew N Harris, almost 6 years ago.
Copyright Basics -- In General A copyright is extremely easy to obtain. Under federal law, an author need only come up with an original work and then “fix it in a tangible medium of... more