How Safe is Your Art? Are you a musician, writer, or artist of any kind? Have you ever collaborated with other people on a single piece? For all my artists, writers, and musicians out there—I wrote this article to help you deal with the complicated issue of joint authorship. From writing songs together, to writing plays […]
The Artist Nook is where you can get information on how to protect your art. The articles in the Artist Nook focus on the laws that govern the arts and the entertainment industries.
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Note: Hosting a food blog invites not only food porn gawkers, but also a multitude of legal issues. So, for the sake of clarity, this article simply focuses on the copyrightability of recipes and the small steps a food blogger may take to protect their creations on their website. Food bloggers may find themselves in […]
Music is an important aspect of any film or digital video. It enhances the mood of a heartwarming film and provides a thundering chorus to any sports highlight reel. However, if not properly licensed, the music that gave your film that perfect touch could get you into a costly suit for copyright infringement. In this […]
Use of Copyrighted Material In Artwork The incorporation and parody of copyrighted material is a staple of modern art. Through dissection or elaboration of existing material many artists provide new meaning to preexisting works. The defense of “Fair Use” to a claim of Copyright Infringement is a legal recognition of this practice. Some explanation of […]
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