Attorneys Handling Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
Is A Registered Copyright Necessary for a DMCA Takedown?
Imagine this: you just attended a concert at your local concert venue. Assuming it was a lot of fun, you want to share the experience with friends and family, so you post the photos you took on Facebook before going to bed. When you wake up the next morning, you sip your coffee and read […]Read More
Updates to DMCA Agent Designation
Updates regarding the registration and designation of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Agents are set to take effect tomorrow, December 1, 2016. While the changes are small, they are significant for maintaining proper DMCA protection. Designation of Agent To Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement As a refresher, the DMCA creates a Safe Harbor that limits […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Protecting Copyright in the Digital Age — Update to Copyright Act
Maria Pallante, the Register of Copyrights, recently testified before Congress, inviting Congress to rewrite the current Copyright Act. Although the Copyright Act has been updated to address the use of copyright in the digital age, our recent experience has suggested the need for the wholesale revision of a copyright act that was designed and written […]Read More
Someone Posted My Picture or Photograph on Their Website
Copyright lawyers deal with these types of issues all the time. A prospective client calls indicating that their photograph is showing up on someone else’s website. Sometimes, the photograph is one that the client does not want being shown on the internet, such as pornography or a nude photo. Sometimes, the person who is posting […]Read More
Notice of Action under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
Our internet law attorneys specialize in online copyright infringement and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notices. If you have question about a DMCA takedown notice as a website host, website publisher, copyright owner or person who has published an article, photo, video or recording which is alleged to be copyright infringement, feel free to […]Read More