Attorneys Handling Copyright Infringement on the Internet

How Animals Like Grumpy Cat Use Copyright & Trademark to Protect Their Brand

“I had fun once – it was awful”; “It’s not me – It’s you”; and “Nope” are phrases commonly associated with Grumpy Cat, the frowning feline who became an internet sensation for her mean mugging memes.  Unless we are dealing in patent law, intellectual property and animals do not frequently overlap.  Even though a Federal […]

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How to File a DMCA Take-Down Request to Google

Google offers a copyright infringement removal of Google search returns from the search index that are allegedly infringing on the copyrights of others.

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How Do I Send A Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Takedown Notice?

A DMCA take-down notice is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to have your copyright protected materials removed from a website hosting company servers, or a search index on Yahoo, Google, or Bing. The first thing you need to know about how to send a DMCA notice is that you must be the copyright owner […]

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Have You Been Accused of Copyright Infringement: What Precautions Should You Take to Avoid Being Accused

Matt: Hi, it’s Matt Plessner, and welcome to another installment of Copyright Law Radio. Today we are going to be talking about something that has kind of been a controversy on and off for quite some time. A while back in the earl 2000’s, sites came up like Napster, Morpheus and Grokster and stuff like that where […]

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Cease and Desist Letter Dos and Don’ts: A Copyright Attorney’s Perspective

You think someone is infringing your copyright. You see that they’ve posted something that belongs to you on the Internet, either a picture or a photograph or a piece of art or a literary work or a design, and you believe that a cease and desist letter should be sent.

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Someone Stole My Website Content: Copyright Implications.

The first thing you need to understand when answering the question, “What can I do if someone steals my website content?” is you need to understand that these are copyright infringement issues that are governed by United States Copyright Law. If someone takes your website content and reposts it on their web pages, that can […]

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Protecting Your Company from Copyright Infringement on the Internet

What is a copyright? Well, a copyright is any original work of authorship that is unique enough that you can actually have rights in. So, obviously, if you developed a website and generated a lot of content for that website, you have copyright protection in that website. If you designed a logo or a design […]

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