Copyright Infringement. Misappropriation. Reality TV Shows.

Copyright Infringement. Reality TV Shows. Misappropriation. “They stole my idea!”  The other day I got a call from a writer who alleged that a network stole the idea for one of his reality TV shows. He said to me, “I want to go after these guys for copyright...

Phillip Lim. Marketing Strategy. Designer Handbags.

Brilliant Marketing Strategy! Copying your own work is a smart marketing strategy. It’s not infringement if it’s your work. One of the greatest challenges facing fashion designers is that some shrewd, thieving entrepreneur will come along and create a knock-off, cheap...

Copyright Information. Copyright Protection. Small Business. Copyright Website. US Copyright.

Copyright: The Importance of Preventative Measures We all know people who know they are in poor physical health and in danger of developing heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other horrific ailments. But they still do nothing – they still fail to take preemptive...

First Sale Doctrine. Copyright Infringement.

Have you ever purchased merchandise from eBay or Craigslist? Or shopped at a used book store, record shop, flea-market, or garage or yard sale?  And it’s likely if you are over 13 years old, you have purchased movies, videos, TV shows, and music from iTunes, Amazon,...

Bikram Choudhury. Copyright Protection. Copyright Registration.

Bikram Yoga Guru Reaches Settlement in Copyright Suit. There are many different reasons why you should register your original creative content, e.g., books, articles, photographs, jewelry, music, web content, video, blog posts, and more. Copyright Infringement....

Pinterest. Terms and Conditions. Copyright Infringement.

Pinterest the NEW Copyright Infringement Craze. By now, anyone engaged in social networking knows about Pinterest—the social media venue that allows its users to take copyright protected content belonging to someone else (with or without their permission) and put it...