Tagged: literary law
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.
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.
Top blog posts in 2020 on literary law by estate planning lawyer, Kelley Way.
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.
A copyright will always outlive its creator. So what is a person supposed to do with a copyright once they inherit it? Discover the 5 things you should know and do when you inherit a copyright by literary lawyer, Kelly Way.
Discover five ways to protect yourself while sheltering in place by literary lawyer, Kelley Way, so you’ll be better prepared for whatever life throws at you.
In this article, a literary lawyer talks about fictional people, specifically, fictional characters that are still protected by copyright.
Can I Write About a Real Person in My Book? Defamation, Right of Privacy and Right of Publicity in Writing by Kelley Way
When you write fiction, you probably want to know if you can write about a real person. Some things to consider are defamation, right of privacy and right of publicity in your writing.
Authors often wonder if they can use the name of a real business in their novels. Literary lawyer Kelley Way shares about the issues of using business names in your books.
The U.S. of House of Representatives has recently voted to approve the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, or the CASE Act for short. This bill, if passed into law, would create a small claims court specifically for copyright infringement cases.
Do I Need a Waiver to Post Photos or Videos of Other People? The Right of Privacy in the Digital Age by Kelley Way
Do you need a waiver to post photos or videos of other people? Explore the right of privacy in the digital age with literary and estate lawyer, Kelley Way.