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Copyright Infringement

How to protect your photos from unauthorized use online

For photographers and image creators, digital photos’ infringement is a cruel reality. Based on statistics, 2.5 billion photos were stolen daily in 2019.  Copyright infringement of digital photos differs in important ways from infringement in the markets of  music and movies.  Opportunities for photo infringement are numerous as an infringer…...

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How to use a takedown notice

Copyright infringement and how to stop it is a question in the minds of most of us these days. While even individuals face this challenge, digital creators like photographers,  writers, publishers, poets, visual artists,  logo designers, illustrators, music & video creators and lyricists are being affected tremendously and left wondering…...

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Well-known Cases Proving the Importance of Intellectual Property Rights – part 3

This article is part of our series showcasing well-known copyright ownership cases from the music and film industries, technology, and more.  This week’s post looks at three well-known copyright infringement cases involving tech giants battling each other over ownership rights. Apple vs. Microsoft The battle between these two tech giants…...

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The importance of copyright registration

Copyright arises automatically when an original work is created. Copyright protects “original works of authorship,” which include paintings, illustrations, sculpture, photographs, books, articles, dissertations, poems, movies, songs, recordings, logo designs, websites, software code and more. While the creator of the work automatically obtains copyright in the work and is immediately…...

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Comparing Copyright, Licenses, and Creative Commons

Iit is nearly impossible to open a newspaper or check the news headlines online these days, and not see something about “copyright,” “licensing,” or – the most recent addition –  “Creative Commons.”  If you are a business owner, or just take pride in your creations, you will be familiar with…...

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Well-known Cases Proving the Importance of Copyright Ownership – part 2

This article is part of our series showcasing well-known copyright ownership cases from the music and film industries, technology, and more.  In this week’s post, we look at well-known copyright infringement cases in the film industry. Star Wars vs Battlestar Galactica One of the most famous cases of copyright infringement…...

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Well-known Cases Proving the Importance of Copyright Ownership – part 1

This article is part of our series showcasing well-known copyright ownership cases from the music and film industries, technology, and more.  In this week’s post, we look at two well-known copyright infringement cases involving big bands battling each other over ownership rights. Vanilla Ice vs David Bowie & Queen It…...

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