Once an individual has completed work and gets it registered for copyright at the copyright office in the United States, the owner of the work derives various rights for his work, including reproduction of the work, displaying the work in the public for monetary purposes, creating derivatives of the work, etc. These rights are inherited because of the authorship and original nature of the work, and no other individual can enjoy these rights unless the owner licenses the rights through Copyright Licensing. This article will see what copyright licensing is and how it exists in the United States.
Copyright is essential to protect the original authorship rights of an individual. Thousands of persons living in the United States come up with lots of new and original work daily that are creative and unique and can be a revenue source. Whether you need to register your work before getting copyright or the right is automatically secured once you have created the work? In this article, we will put a light on this thing.
A copyright is a type of legal protection granted by the United States to authors of “original works of authorship” fixed in any physical medium of expression. Fixation methods and mediums are nearly limitless. Words, figures, notes, sounds, photographs, or any other graphic or symbolic media can be used to capture creative expression. Copyright covers a wide range of works, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, audiovisual, and architectural works. Both published as well as unpublished works are under protection.
When you have registered your trademark, you have absolute rights to use your trademark and reap all the benefits which the trademark gives you. However, earning money from having your trademark registered is another aspect. It is called trademark licensing. When the trademark owner grants permission to other individuals/businesses to use his trademark and make a profit on some mutually agreed terms and conditions, the process is called trademark licensing. The trademark owner is called the licensor, and the person who will use the trademark right is the licensee. In this article, we will explore this concept in detail.
Law is a very diverse field, and there are many practice areas in which an attorney can opt to apply his legal knowledge. Entertainment law is becoming popular because of digitization, the reach of entertainment sources has reached worldwide, and it also invites the burden of protecting one from potential legal challenges. Here comes the role of entertainment lawyers who protect and advise the entertainment industries related to potential actions of breaching any law. In this article, we will see who entertainment lawyers are and what entertainment lawyers do?
Trademark registration is important for your business but maintaining that trademark registered with the USPTO is equally important. USPTO asks you to show evidence that you are using the trademark in commerce after some periods. In certain cases, the businesses either stop doing business or the owner engages in a different kind of business, and keeping their trademark alive will not allow other business owners to use it in the market. It is not good for fair and healthy competition among the businesses. In this article, we will see how to renew a trademark.
Making a trademark application can be time-consuming, and you may have to incur the expenses of the professional who will make the application on your behalf. It is wise to get protection in the specific geographic area where you are running your business, knowing that you can always rely on common law rights. However, many businesses do not want to limit their geographic presence. With the advancement in technology and the accessibility to the online market, most business owners have decided to register their trademark to get nationwide protection. In this article, we will see how you can register your trademark.
A business that is getting successful might face the risk of other businesses selling products in its name or logo or selling products identical to the unique design of that business. Therefore it becomes really prudent for a business to protect the rights of its product by having it trademarked. Every year, many new businesses and existing businesses in the US make their trademark application to protect their business rights. In this article, we will talk about trademarks.
You might have to travel to the US to attend a business meeting or negotiate a contract in the US or might just want to enjoy the scenic beauty of the US. You can apply for temporary visits for specific business or tourism activities through B Visas. In this article, we will see what B Visas are and if they are suitable for you?
The copyright law is created to legally protect the intellectual property rights of the original owners and creators of literary, music, artistic, dramatic, and architectural works. The Copyright Act of 1976 covers the basic framework for the copyright law.
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