How to Copyright Something. Copyright Registration

How to Copyright Something. Every single day writers, editors and musicians create original works of art and authorship too express their unique ideas. These original works are protected the moment they are created and fixed in a tangible format.  So, Copyright...

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...

Copyright. Supreme Court. Is Fashion protectable?

Fashion. Copyright. The Supreme Court ruled on copyright and fashion.  Can fashion be protected by copyright? This landmark copyright case will impact the fashion design industry for decades to come. This case began 10 years ago when Varsity Brands, Inc. sued Star...

Trademark? Copyright?

What is the difference between a Trademark and a Copyright? While speaking at conferences  and webinars a frequent legal question that continuously  seems to come up is the difference between a trademark and copyright. And there is indeed a distinction between a...