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Afraid Someone Will Steal Your Work Before It’s Complete? Consider Pre-Registering It. **Attorney Advertising **

There are times when a content creator or artist may fear that their work could be stolen or infringed upon before it’s officially finished and released to the public. This often happens in the music industry, in film with movie releases, and in literary works that are […]

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Can You Receive a Copyright Using a Pen Name? **Attorney Advertising**

Many authors choose to publish their literary works under a pen name in order to remain anonymous.  Throughout history, women have published books under male pen names to hide their gender, while some authors have used pen names to write outside of their established genre.  Others may […]

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Do I Need Permission or a License to Perform a Cover of a Song? **Attorney Advertising**

Whether you’re a wedding singer, you sing in a local band, or perform music with your school or university, chances are you’ve performed a “cover” of a song that was created by another artist or producer. But, when does merely performing someone else’s song or musical material […]

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Judge Says Embedding a Tweet May Be Copyright Infringement **Attorney Advertising **

Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook encourage social sharing.  If there’s an update or post that you resonate with, you’re free to share that message with your friends, fans, or followers.  Now though, a federal court in New York may soon put the brakes on […]

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Can I Register a Trademark That’s Been “Abandoned?” **Attorney Advertising**

Anyone seeking to register a trademark is first encouraged to conduct a search with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to ensure that the mark is not already in use by another business or brand. The hope is that the trademark is unique enough that the […]

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Is the Content on my Website Automatically Copyright Protected? **Attorney Advertising**

You’ve worked hard to build your website and create content that’s unique and appealing to your readers.  It’s understandable that the last thing you’d want is for someone to be able to steal your content and use it on a website that is not affiliated with your […]

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Trademark Denied: Appeals of Trademark Final Refusals **Attorney Advertising**

The hardest part of registering a trademark is usually coming up with a unique trademark in the first place. A trademark is a word or symbol that should distinguish your company, product, or service from all others. Once you have chosen a name to represent your brand, […]

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Someone Is Using My Trademark…Now What? **Attorney Advertising **

There may come a time in your business when you discover that someone else is infringing upon your intellectual property, such as using your registered trademark.  While the other party may indeed be in the wrong, enforcing your rights is solely up to you. If you believe […]

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Help! An Employee Set Up and “Owns” My Social Media Accounts! **Attorney Advertising**

In today’s digital landscape, social media accounts should undoubtedly be considered an asset of a person’s business.  By using social media accounts, companies are able to cheaply, if not freely, expose their products and services to new customers, acquire fans and followers, and create an online place […]

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Domain Cybersquatting: What to Do If Someone Is Profiting from a Misspelled Version of Your URL **Attorney Advertising **

Domain cybersquatting has unfortunately become a high ROI activity for bad faith actors who seek to steal and siphon traffic that would otherwise go to a legitimate company. These domain cybersquatters spend their time and resources buying up slightly misspelled or similar variation of a company’s URL […]

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