Tag: copyright infringement

Bill Proposes Copyrights in Small Claims Court

A new Bill has been introduced in Congress to set up a small claims system for processing copyright claims. This small claims alternative would be a substitute to Federal Court litigation for copyright claims which at the moment, aside from sending cease and desist letters and DMCA takedown demands, is the only remedy for copyright […]

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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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The Question When Filing a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Is Where To File It?

Federal courts are divided in their belief of whether a copyright infringement claim is valid and a lawsuit warranted based on if the claimant’s copyright registration is completed or still in preregistration.

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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 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 […]

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Bikram Yoga Does Not Own Copyright on Hot Yoga Poses

Traverse Copyright Law has represented multiple defendants sued by Choudhury Bikram and the Bikram Yoga College alleging copyright infringement. Bikram Yoga has sued other studios over the years for offering Hot Yoga variations of the Bikram Yoga Method. In 2012, the United States Copyright Office issued a letter indicating that the previously issued copyright to […]

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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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Copyright Primer: Exclusive Rights to Reproduce, Distribute, Perform or Display the Copyrighted Work

If you are a copyright owner, you can claim ownership of the copyright in a work. A copyright grants the owner the exclusive right to do any of the following; to reproduce the work, to distribute the work, to perform the work, or to display the copyright protected work. A copyright also grants the owner […]

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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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