Fair use is a common art law issue that arises for artists. Here, we review the College Art Association's best practices guide for invoking the fair use doctrine.
Want to keep your graphic design portfolio fresh? Avoid work for hire agreements, which could prevent you from retaining the right to display your work.
By now, the Kardashian clan is most certainly used to being the subject of copyright infringement claims, seeing as the reality TV-made stars have their hands in just about any product empire you can...
The TPP has been a source of controversy during this election cycle. Here's what artists should know about its effect on copyright law and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Snidely referred to as Mickey Mouse Copyright Law, copyright duration has been shaped by the beloved Disney character. Here's how Warner Bros. used the law against a defense alleging the use of a...
What happens to artwork when artists or art collectors divorce? We discuss the various obstacles to overcome, including equitable distribution, copyright and Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA)...
Facebook has updated its user policies in order to be more inclusive of certain images. Here's why that decision doesn't really affect artist censorship.
Was Google responsible for firing the Director of the Copyright Office, Maria Pallante? And, what does her firing mean for creators?
Plenty of filmmakers are inspired by their favorite novels, but does copyright law allow filmmakers to make movies based on an author’s characters or plot?
Let’s assume that you are a...
As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, many designers are turning to Creative Commons to share their work. But is that really the best way to do so?
Richard Prince has another lawsuit alleging copyright infringement on his hands. Will his fair use defense save him this time?
A fan-made game that irrefutably amounts to copyright infringement, Pokemon Uranium probably won't be sued by Nintendo for the offense.
Getty Images is once again being accused of copyright violations due to falsely claiming photographs as its own. This time by photo sharing site, Zuma Press.