Category Archives: Copyrights

Business Owners Beware: Catch Your Copyrights!

Business Owners Beware: Three Intellectual Property Traps That Ensnare Businesses Copyrights Copyrights are everywhere in business: articles, blogs, brochures, catalogues, images, websites, software, manuals, marketing materials, and more. They last for the life of the author plus 70 years, and for businesses, 95 years from the date of publication, or 120 years from creation, whichever […]

Copyright Infringement of Internet Images

Is it Lurking in Your Business? Are you using images on your website that you clipped from the Internet? Do you know for sure? Did you leave these decisions to your webmaster? Are you certain you have the rights to use these images? You might get a terrible shock. Copyright infringement is like swimming in […]

Don’t Clip & Paste!

It may be simple to cut and paste a picture from the internet to get a project completed, to show someone an example, or even use for your work moving forward. However, the costs of cutting and pasting images with copyrights can sometimes prove to be EXTREMELY costly and potentially devastating to your business. This […]

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights

As a creative person, you need a quick, easy and inexpensive way to collect damages for infringement. You may have gotten your wish. Soon there will be an alternative to Federal Courts. It is all due to the recently enacted CASE Act. It requires the Copyright Office, by December 2021, to create a Copyright Claims […]

Protecting Your Creative Content, thanks to Taylor Swift.

Originally published for Music Connection – Link to Original Article. 2020 could be a big year for Taylor Swift fans. It’s the year when the 10-time Grammy winner might completely re-record the first five albums in her best-selling catalogue. Last August, Swift told Good Morning America, “My contract says that starting November 2020 … I can record […]