We answer questions about copyrights, how they work, and address public domain, artificial intelligence, and using content from the web.
Kelley Way answers the question many authors have about what happens to our copyrights when we die and explains the process for readers.
Discover the process on how to update your registration with the copyright Office as Kelley Way explains the different methods and processes.
A contract between an author and illustrator can prevent misunderstanding, protect copyright, and clarify who owns the final work.
The copyright claims board offers authors an opportunity to resolve copyright disputes without the cost of a full lawsuit.
Registering your copyright isn’t necessary, but it’s an excellent way to protect your intellectual property and required for a lawsuit.
Copyrighting your manuscript and obtaining an ISBN for publishing are important decisions every independent author would do well to understand in order to make the best decision for themselves.
The difference between copyrights, trademarks and patents when it comes to intellectual property can be difficult to discern. It’s vital to understand what each concept is and what it protects.
Kelley Way explains how you can use a copyrighted work thanks to de minimis. It’s no guarantee, but de minimis helps you see if your usage is legally sound.