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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]
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]
How to Copyright Fiction Blogs

How to Copyright Fiction Blogs

Works of art and writing that are displayed publicly on blogs can be susceptible to plagiarism. Protect your fiction blog by copyrighting your work. Registering with the United State's Copyright Office has many advantages. You will be able to establish a public record of your work and will have a re......[Read More]
Consequences for Violations of the Copyright Laws

Consequences for Violations of the Copyright Laws

Copyright symbolblack copyright symbol image by Angie Chauvin from Fotolia.comA copyright is a legal protection afforded to intellectual property that is considered an original creative work. Examples of works that have copyrights are music, movies, literature, poetry, and works of fine.........[Read More]
MERS May Not Have Standing to Initiate Foreclosure Proceedings or Lift Automatic Stays in Bankruptcy

MERS May Not Have Standing to Initiate Foreclosure Proceedings or Lift Automatic Stays in Bankruptcy

The Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) operates an electronic registry designed to rob tax payers, the court system, legal aid organizations and low income housing programs, which depend upon recording fees to fund their costs. ... ......[Read More]
How to Copyright Homemade Greeting Cards

How to Copyright Homemade Greeting Cards

There is nothing more satisfying than creating your own home-made greeting card. Even though your greeting card is homemade it is still your intellectual property. In order to protect your property, you must have your greeting card copyrighted. Copyrighting creative work sounds like a complex, and c......[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]
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]
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]
The Most Important Limitations of Fair Use Copyright Laws

The Most Important Limitations of Fair Use Copyright Laws

Copyright laws allow for some usage of protected material under the Fair Use doctrine.black copyright symbol image by Angie Chauvin from Fotolia.comCopyright protection serves two purposes: to protect the copyrighted material from unauthorized reproduction or usage and to grant the.........[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]