We break down the odds and ends of registering copyrights. This article was originally published by DJBOOTH Whenever a client asks me to submit a copyright registration for them, I always tell them, straight up, “I’m happy to do it for you, but if you’re looking to save money, then this is something you can […]
Copyright Office Establishes New Rules for Group Copyright Registration
Following public suggestion, the U.S. Copyright Office has established new rules allowing for group registration of unpublished works. Whereas previously the number of unpublished works you could register was limited only by what you could upload to the system in an hour, the new system, available only via the online application (and with the deposits […]
What We Talk About When We Talk About Fair Use
What does a fair use trial take? Sometimes, a whole lot of grit. Credit: The New York Public Library, New York. The New York Public Library Digital Collections https://digitalcollections.nypl.org Every conversation I have with clients about fair use is really a conversation about their tolerance for risk. Instead of a definitive set of black and white […]
Will Ruling About Embedding Tweets Change the Internet?
Embedding, also known as in-line linking, is a common way to share information on the Internet. Online publishers regularly embed Tweets, YouTube videos, and Facebook content into articles. For example, almost every article about a Donald Trump tweet embeds the actual tweet, which is hosted by Twitter, within the article itself, fully available to read, […]