YouTube Copyright Strikes: What to Know **Attorney Advertising**

If you receive a “copyright strike” from YouTube, it means that someone claiming to be the copyright owner has filed a legal takedown request with the platform, alleging infringement. If you are indeed violating someone’s copyright, YouTube will likely remove your video in order to comply with federal law. The mere removal of your video […]

What is the difference between the different forms of intellectual property? **Attorney Advertising**

Intellectual Property is commonly referred to as “creations of the mind,” covering everything from artworks, inventions, logos, trademarks, music and software.  In the world of intellectual property, however, there are different tools used to protect each aspect of one’s creations or inventions. We’ll outline the four major tools used by intellectual property attorneys—trademarks, copyrights, patents […]

How Can I Tell if a YouTube Video is Copyrighted? **Attorney Advertising**

Have you come across a YouTube video that you’d like to use and you’re trying to figure out if it’s protected by copyright? Unless the video: Is your own; or, The video specifically says that it’s free to use as part of the public domain; …you can safely assume that the video is protected by […]