Last week, the "CASE Act" was introduced in Congress to create a small claims court within the Copyright Office. How would a Copyright Small Claims Court help creatives protect their work?
Copyright infringement lawsuits can be time-consuming, which not surprisingly, means they can also become very expensive. Find out how you can win attorney's fee's to make initiating a copyright lawsuit easier.
Are street photographers protected when taking photos of strangers in public or are they invading the subject's right to privacy?
The age of the internet has precipitated rampant appropriation and copyright infringement of artist’s work, and social media giant Snapchat may be the latest offender to find itself in hot water. But unlike other social media sites like Facebook or YouTube, who count with the protection of...
The capital of the global art market, artwork sales in New York often impose hefty taxes on the purchaser – unless one of the several clever loopholes are employed. Amid allegations that several prominent galleries and collectors were employing tax evasion schemes that weren’t entirely up to...
Retrieving Nazi stolen art is often complex. Usually, a lack of documentation makes provenance difficult to prove.
You’re considering a lot of different things when thinking about inking a new tattoo, but copyright infringement probably isn’t one of them. But copyright laws come into play in various ways when tattooing new work – whether you’re the artist whose designs are being inked, the...
One of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century, Vivian Maier's never-before-seen photographs are protected by copyright law and VARA issues. Unless resolved, her photographs could remain locked away.
CBS and Paramount has dropped its lawsuit over the Star Trek Fan Fiction film Axanar, slated to launch later this year. What happened and how does this decision affect fan films in the future?
How would U.S. copyright laws govern online distribution of photos of public art? Does the artist own the copyright in the work?
The Google Books ruling gives new meaning to the fair use doctrine, potentially allowing for widespread copyright infringement and damaging artist profitability.
Assuming you did everything right when registering your works, you'll receive a paper copyright certificate. What good are the certificates? We'll show you why you need them and what to do with them.