Who owns the copyright when you are hired to work for another person or company? It can be complicated, yet you can navigate this intellectual property issue. Let’s discuss the Work for Hire Doctrine with literary and estate lawyer, Kelley Way.
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There’s a lot of confusion out there about trademarks and how they work. Here are some trademark frequently asked questions that Kelley Way, lawyer for copyright and trademarks, and estate planning, sees on a regular basis.
You may wonder what kind of copyrighted material you can use in your promotions. Dive into what is fair use and do’s and don’t’s for fair use in business by literary and estate attorney, and writer, Kelley Way.
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.
When it comes to claiming intellectual property rights, novelists and other authors need to file a copyright. This is a little easier than patents or trademarks, which require more extensive legal filings.
The day has finally dawned! After all your hard work and endless rounds of submissions, you have a publisher that wants to publish your book. But when the publisher hands you the contract, should you just sign on the dotted line, or should you look it over first? If you did look it over, what would you be looking for?