Topics in Copyright Law: Cease and Desist Letters, Fair Use, and Plagiarism

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For an introduction to copyright law, see my previous blog post on Copyright Law: Six Common Questions and Answers.  This blog continues to build on the subject of copyright law, exploring three additional topics: Cease and Desist Letters, the Fair Use Exemption, and Plagiarism. What is a Cease and Desist Letter? A Cease and Desist Letter is used in copyright …

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Why You Should Send a Cease-and-Desist Letter if Someone Stole Your Copyright

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Why You Should Send a Cease-and-Desist Letter if Someone Stole Your Copyright If you’re an artist, a writer, a songwriter, or a musician, you may already be familiar with obtaining copyright protection for your work. In fact, as soon as your work is recorded in a tangible form, it’s automatically copyrighted in the U.S. If you want to ensure that …

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Ask Stephanie: What Copyright Issues Affect Agriculture Photographers and Videographers?

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A copyright gives the creator of a literary, artistic, musical, or other creative work the sole right to publish and sell that work. This work includes photographs and in fact according to the Federal Copyright Act of 1976, photographs are copyright protected the moment they are created. It is not necessary to formally register a copyright, however it may be …

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Episode 13 of Ag Law Today: Copyrights

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Hear me talk all things copyright law with New York intellectual property attorney Laura Winston on this week’s episode of Ag Law Today.  Such an important area of the law for everyone but especially for livestock photographers, food entrepreneurs and agri-business owners.

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