Copyrights

News and Articles About Copyrights

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement
Online Video

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement

Creators say their videos are being pilfered and posted onto Facebook by third parties, which detracts from valuable YouTube views.
Geoff Weiss
Art or Theft? Famous Artist Sells Instagram Shots for $100,000.
Legal Issues

Art or Theft? Famous Artist Sells Instagram Shots for $100,000.

Richard Prince has outraged photographers.
What I Learned From Being an Accidental Copycat
The Grind

What I Learned From Being an Accidental Copycat

The truth is lots of people are thinking of the same ideas and many people may not even realize they are influenced by other's concepts.
Adina Grigore
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.
Copyrights

Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.
Jaia Thomas
What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
Legal Advice

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Charley Moore
This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
Copyrights

This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
Geoff Weiss
Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.
Patents

Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.

Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.
Eric Raciti
When It Comes to Knockoffs, Imitation Is the Costliest Form of Flattery
Trademarks

When It Comes to Knockoffs, Imitation Is the Costliest Form of Flattery

Trademarks and patents are far from perfect protection but they are, literally, the least a business can do to protect itself from counterfeiters.
Rohan Ayyar
9 Affordable and Effective Ways to Protect Your Entrepreneurial Vision
Intellectual Property

9 Affordable and Effective Ways to Protect Your Entrepreneurial Vision

The idea that will make you rich likely needs to be protected long before you are rich.
John Boitnott
Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)
Branding

Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)

Besides investing in trademarking strategies, a chief component and underlying thread to Oprah's mega-success is keeping her brand strong by preventing dilution.
Jo-Ná A. Williams
How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)

A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites
Photography

14 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites

Looking for the perfect image for your next project? Try some of these free online resources.
Casey Ark
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