News and Articles About Copyrights

Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)
Intellectual Property

Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)

From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
Catherine Clifford
Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights
Copyrights

Protect Your Original Work From Copycats With Copyrights

Copyrighting your content is as commonsense as locking your car.
Genavieve Shingle
Attorney Confession: Those Little TM and (R) Symbols Are More Important Than I Thought
Trademark Registration

Attorney Confession: Those Little TM and (R) Symbols Are More Important Than I Thought

Nobody knows everything, even in their own field. This lawyer got herself into trademark difficulty that a few simple steps would have avoided.
Genavieve Shingle
Why Protecting Intellectual Property Is Crucial to Business Success on 5 Counts
Intellectual Property

Why Protecting Intellectual Property Is Crucial to Business Success on 5 Counts

An ounce of prevention can be really worth the investment.
Darin Klemchuk
How the Library of Congress Images Can Add Pop to Your Fourth of July Posts
Content marketing

How the Library of Congress Images Can Add Pop to Your Fourth of July Posts

Surprisingly, the Library of Congress offers a whole plethora of photographs to help your content stand out -- and not just on the Fourth of July. But you need to be careful not to violate any copyright laws.
Nate Birt
Aereo Pauses Service, Says 'Journey Is Far From Done'
Aereo

Aereo Pauses Service, Says 'Journey Is Far From Done'

Despite a devastating loss in U.S. Supreme court, founder Chet Kanojia promises to press on. But his options remain unclear.
Jason Fell
Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal
Technology

Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal

It's official. The disruptive broadcast TV streaming service is finished.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?
Legal Center

Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Our expert discusses nuances of copyright and trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
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How to Avoid Copyright Trouble When Using Online Images (Infographic)
Copyrights

How to Avoid Copyright Trouble When Using Online Images (Infographic)

This infographic explains how to stay on the right side of the law, as well as tips for creating original images.
Kristin Piombino
To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million
Legal Center

To Settle Beastie Boys Suit, GoldieBlox Must Cough Up $1 Million

As the result of another copyright suit waged by the Beastie Boys against Monster Energy, new details in the band's settlement with toymaker GoldieBlox have emerged.
Geoff Weiss
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Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'
Innovators

Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Chet Kanojia, network TV's Enemy No. 1, is looking to expand his controversial business even as he heads to the Supreme Court to defend it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Legal Center

Whose Trademark Is It Anyway?

Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
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Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'
Innovation

Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

The bold startup once again slams big broadcasters for claiming its business model thrashes copyright laws, setting the tone for its defense in a federal court battle that begins next month.
Kim Lachance Shandrow