Tagged: copyright act

How Long Does Copyright Last? by Kelley Way 0

How Long Does Copyright Last? by Kelley Way

When you protect a work, how long does copyright last? Well, it varies. Novelist and lawyer Kelley Way explains two copyright acts, how long the protections are, and which works these acts apply to.

Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions by Kelley Way 0

Fair Use Frequently Asked Questions by Kelley Way

Some think fair use is a magic bullet that will defend them against all lawsuits. Others are confused and want to know more about what fair use is and how it works. Join us for frequently asked questions and answers by literary lawyer, Kelley Way.

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Termination Right 101 by Kelley Way

I’ve had several occasions now where I’m talking to an author, and they mention how frustrating it is that this publisher has the rights to their book and, for one reason or another, the publisher refused to give the rights back when the author asked for it. I promptly ask the first question that comes to my mind: “So, do you think you’ll exercise your termination right when the time comes?”

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The Perils of Internet Posting

Welcome to the semi-regular series on artist entrepreneurship. Today we focus on writers specifically and on an important issue to be aware of in today’s electronic world — what you can or cannot post...