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.
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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 Gone With The Wind character should be considered fair use images.
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) considerations and getting an art appraiser.
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?
Filmmakers can use characters from their favorite novels in their films, but under copyright law, they must obtain express permission from the author.