Top blog posts in 2020 on literary law by estate planning lawyer, Kelley Way.
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Welcome back to our regular column on literary law. Today we focus on whether of not to register your copyright from our monthly guest columnist, Kelley Way, a lawyer specializing in literary law. If you have general questions...
Welcome to the monthly series on legal issues for authors to empower you, the artist entrepreneur. Today we focus on trademark protection for fictional characters from our monthly guest columnist, Kelley Way, a lawyer specializing in literary law and other aspects of law.
BOOKS on Literary Law Every Writer’s Guide to Copyright and Publishing Law: Featuring Internet and Electronic Copyright Information, by Ellen M. Kozak Fair Use, Free Use and Use by Permission: How to Handle Copyrights in...
Writer and teacher, Laurel Osterkamp, shares Four Tips For Writing Flawed Protagonists and why they make for compelling stories.
Welcome to the weekly series on artist entrepreneurship. Today we focus on writers specifically and on an important tool for your empowerment, a topic of literary law — fair use — from our monthly...
In Parts 1 and 2, we covered defamation and privacy rights, and how they applied to literary law. Today we turn to the right of publicity, which is a favorite among celebrities.
In my last article, we talked about defamation and how to avoid a defamation suit. While it’s important to know, it’s not likely to come up unless you actually lied and used the person’s name. In most cases, the average citizen will sue on the basis of violation of the right of priacy.
Unfortunately, copyright infringement is rampant in the Age of the Internet. Fortunately, there are a few ways to discourage infringement. Check out how with writer and literary lawyer, Kelley Way.
What happens if I collaborate for Joint Authorship? How do I handle joint copyright? If you’ve had these questions, then check out this post by literary lawyer and author, Kelley Way.
Literary lawyer and writer Kelley Way answers three common objections to a trademark application.
Confused about copyright rules and fair use for Internet content? Then discover some do’s and don’ts by estate and literary lawyer, Kelley Way.
Literary lawyer Kelley Way details step by step how to put a copyright into your trust.