Copyright Registration. Fourth Estate. Copyright

Copyright Registration.   Finally, the United States Supreme Court has spoken.  For the purpose of filing a copyright infringement lawsuit, the issue of what constitutes copyright registration was decided last month by the high court. For years, the federal circuit...

Photographer. Copyright Infringement. License.

Photographers. Copyright Infringement. As never before, photographers and image licensing entities have stood united against the unauthorized use of their images. In recent years, the number of copyright infringement lawsuits initiated by photographers has increased...

Authors. Copyright.

Authors and Copyright. The US Copyright Act grants to authors a number of rights, including the right to prevent others from using their protected content, without permission or a license. Authors are at the center of the copyright equation. Without them, there is no...

Copyright Music. Music Streaming

Copyright Music. Streaming. It’s official, the Senate introduced a bill designed to improve compensation for creators of music. Copyright music gets greater protection.  If passed, it will make it easier for music rights organizations, such as ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC to...

Copyright Registration or OUT You Go! Copyright Act.

Copyright Registration or OUT You Go! Do you own a valid copyright in original and tangible works of art or authorship? Have you registered your valuable copyrightable work with the US Copyright Office?  If not, I would suggest that you do so immediately, if not...