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Movie Copyright Laws

Movie Copyright Laws

The proliferation of pirated movies and the violation of copyright law it represents is one of the biggest issues the motion picture industry has ever had to combat. Piracy takes several forms, including illegally copying movies from television or media (such as DVDs and videocassettes), screening ......[Read More]
The History of End-User License Agreements

The History of End-User License Agreements

The history of the end-user license agreement began with the establishment of the "first-sale doctrine" in 1908. The Bobs-Merrill Company, a book publisher, unsuccessfully attempted to use copyright law to force a resale-price minimum.......[Read More]
How to Copyright a Musical Play

How to Copyright a Musical Play

A musical play is filled with original songs and possible dance numbers that may be confusing to properly copyright. The copyright process for musical plays is actually easy because the play and all its elements can be registered as one application underneath the "dramatic works" category. After all......[Read More]
Forms for Drawing Up a Will

Forms for Drawing Up a Will

A will is necessary for people of all ages who have assets to protect, as well as beneficiaries or children who will need a guardian. If someone dies without a will, the assets will be distributed in a way that the deceased, and his descendants, may not have wished. It is not necessary to hire a law......[Read More]
Copyright License Agreements - What Exactly Are They?

Copyright License Agreements - What Exactly Are They?

Don't let the demure size fool you - a Copyright License Agreement is one important document. Any time a company, individual or organization wishes to use any kind of copyrighted material for any reason, they need a signed copyright license agreement for that usage to be legal. Using a document......[Read More]
A Brief Overview on Conduit Loans

A Brief Overview on Conduit Loans

Loans are often considered to be savior in times of need. They help to clear the financial problems of a person to a great extent. There are various types of loans available that helps an ... ......[Read More]
Copyright Law & Fair Use Facts

Copyright Law & Fair Use Facts

The U.S. Copyright Law of 1976 provides for a certain defense to a charge of copyright infringement known as "fair use." When determining if a fair-use defense applies to an infringement allegation, courts will consider certain factors as defined by federal statute.......[Read More]
Enduring Power Of Attorney - DIY!

Enduring Power Of Attorney - DIY!

Do it yourself Enduring Power of Attorney forms have become the popular, easy-to-complete mechanism that enables the user to know that financial and real estate matters will be handled responsibly by the designated party when ... ......[Read More]
How to Copyright a Business Plan

How to Copyright a Business Plan

There are two reasons you may want to copyright a business plan. One is that you describe an approach or technique that you fear could be copied and used by competitors. The other is that your business is to sell sample business plans to entrepreneurs. In the first instance, copyright may not give y......[Read More]
The Impact of Digitization of a Library on Copyright Laws

The Impact of Digitization of a Library on Copyright Laws

Digitizing library collections helps create archives of information that last long after books on paper have disintegrated, but digital copying also creates legal implications under the U.S. Copyright Act.......[Read More]
Copyright Rules for Internet

Copyright Rules for Internet

Copyright rules apply to material on the Internet just as they do elsewhere.computer image by Ewe Degiampietro from Fotolia.comCopyright laws protect the creators of an artistic or scholarly work and are meant to give artists and authors a financial incentive to create. The Internet makes.........[Read More]
Copyright Settlement Agreement

Copyright Settlement Agreement

Copyright settlement agreements arise from conflicts over copyrighted works; most frequently, music, books and film. Settlement agreements allow disputing parties to reduce legal costs, avoid lengthy court proceedings and release creative works to the public without conflict.......[Read More]
How to Copyright a Brochure

How to Copyright a Brochure

Copyright laws protect brochures and other original writings once the work has been created. According to the U.S. Copyright Office, copyright is a government grant of an intellectual property right "for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression." To enhance copyright pro......[Read More]
Copyright Infringement on the Internet - How to Protect Your Original Work

Copyright Infringement on the Internet - How to Protect Your Original Work

Copyright infringement has been a steadily growing problem since the internet gained popularity back in the mid-1990's.Authors, musicians, artists, and the creators of other original works have struggled to monitor, identify and protect their copyrighted works from unlicensed third party usage ......[Read More]
Sioux City Litigation Lawyer Helps Clients Defend Against Imposed Litigation

Sioux City Litigation Lawyer Helps Clients Defend Against Imposed Litigation

Their primary job responsibilities are concerned about protecting their client's interests in the court of law. These experts try to give their full efforts in providing the evidence in the support of their clients and ... ......[Read More]
Losing Rights to Your Own Artwork

Losing Rights to Your Own Artwork

Don't think that when you sell "all rights" to a company that you'll still own the copyright and reproduction rights to your artwork. In most cases, you won't, because you've agreed to what's called a "buyout". Lots of companies like buyouts because the t......[Read More]
What Are the Limits to a Copyright?

What Are the Limits to a Copyright?

A copyright gives authors protection, based on the U.S. Constitution, against others stealing from their works or claiming them as their own. Copyrights last for specific lengths of time and have certain other limitations.......[Read More]
A Domain Dispute Attorney: When Your Domain Is in Danger

A Domain Dispute Attorney: When Your Domain Is in Danger

For those who have a website, your domain is one of the most precious things you possess. Due to this fact, optimal consideration and diligence should be applied when working with it. Yet, not every person realizes the procedures that should be undertaken for domain address stability and legal troub......[Read More]
Pondering The Photo Contracts Of The Future, When A Buyer Wants Re-Use of Your Photo

Pondering The Photo Contracts Of The Future, When A Buyer Wants Re-Use of Your Photo

Advance Notes- What do you say to a publisher who assumes the freelance photo they have "purchased" (i.e "rented) from you, belongs forever more to them and not to you?Unless you have signed a work-for-hire arrangement, or have a written agreement signing over all rights, the copyrig......[Read More]
How to Comply With Copyrights

How to Comply With Copyrights

Copyrights generally grant an author the exclusive right to reproduce, sell, promote, distribute or adapt an artistic, dramatic, musical or literary work, film or sound recording. The international norm for the term of a copyright is until the author’s death plus 50 years. Hence, complying wit......[Read More]