Category Archives: Copyrights

Business Owners Beware: Catch Your Copyrights!

Business Owners Beware: Three Intellectual Property Traps That Ensnare Businesses by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy 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 […]

Copyright Infringement of Internet Images

Is it Lurking in Your Business? by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy 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 […]

Don’t Clip & Paste!

Don’t Clip & Paste! by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy It may be simple to cut and paste of 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 […]

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy 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 […]

Business Advisors: Know the Three Intellectual Property Traps Ensnaring IP Holders

Business Advisors: Know the Three Intellectual Property Traps Ensnaring IP Holders Originally published for LegalNews.com.  COVID-19 has exacerbated an alarming trend of businesses inadvertently losing their Intellectual Property. I suspect it is due to the distraction of keeping a business running with all the restrictions, loss of clients, and the challenges of working virtually. With […]

Protecting Your Creative Content, Thanks to Taylor Swift.

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 […]