Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 12917

For questions about the property right inherent in a creative work. Please see the tag wiki and FAQ before asking the question.

0
votes
Under the US copyright law, In no case does copyright protection for an original work of authorship extend to any idea, procedure, process, system, method of operation, concept, principle …
answered Aug 4 '17 by Upnorth
1
vote
It would be quite rare to find any US recording of any kind that is not copyrighted, other than works of the US government. Copyrights of old recordings (prior to 1972) do not expire until 2067 when f …
answered Jul 29 '17 by Upnorth
1
vote
A copyright only protects an original work of creative authorship. A circle, by itself, has been public domain for centuries and cannot be protected as "original" or as "creative" in any sense … . Nobody owns copyright on works in the public domain. They would have to add something "creative". They would then have to prove your "identical" work was a result of your having had access and making a …
answered Jan 22 '18 by Upnorth
1
vote
Under US copyright law, the copyright of the work vests in the author of the work. 17 USC §201. …
answered Sep 27 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
Your distribution of an unauthorized derivative work is arguably a copyright infringement, even though you have modified its form in a manner reversible only by others who may also be authorized to … perform the original. As with so-called "fan-art", one major concern would be whether the copyright owners find out about it, think you're "making money on it", and care enough to do anything to stop you or to extract penalties. …
answered Sep 4 by Upnorth
0
votes
As you have agreed, by contract, not to reverse engineer the product, technically it would be a "breach of contract" to do so, assuming such terms are enforceable where you live (or wherever the EULA …
answered Aug 4 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
Register? What goods or services are you producing under that brand? You generally cannot federally register a trademark that you are not actually using, under US law. You cannot legally use the bra …
answered Aug 4 '17 by Upnorth
1
vote
Use of a logo may also be a trademark infringement where your use falsely conveys some implicit sponsorship by or affiliation with the company that owns the brand. It is clearly a copyright
answered Aug 9 '17 by Upnorth
1
vote
The name "MONOPOLY" is a registered trademark for the board game and has been registered in the USA since 1935. It is owned by Hasbro Inc., of Rhode Island. The brand applies to a "real estate trading …
answered Sep 13 '17 by Upnorth
3
votes
The word "use", for purposes of trademark law, is a term of art meaning it is used in a way that may be a violation of law if not licensed. Not all uses of trademarks are violations. Similarly, there …
answered Aug 9 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
At the very least you'd need them to "indemnify, defend and hold [you] harmless" from any actions arising from your reliance upon their representation and warranty of having the necessary licenses for …
answered Aug 4 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
Yes, the copyright owners have the exclusive right to make or authorize making of derivative works, including transcribed music, subject to the limitations of "fair use", mandatory licensing of … copyright revenue thwarted by unlawful copies reaches about $1,000 within 6 months. The "No Electronic Theft Act" made it a criminal copyright infringement, even if you do not personally profit from the …
answered Dec 12 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
Under US copyright law you would still own the copyright of your works unless they can prove you gave them a written and signed transfer of your copyright, as you were the "legal author" (as it was … not a "work made for hire") and thus automatically owned the copyright. 17 USC §§ 201, 204. As discussed by others, the US law on copyright ownership of "works made for hire" is far more restrictive …
answered Aug 4 '17 by Upnorth
0
votes
The analysis of whether a brand is infringing upon another, in the USA, is based upon one or more factors from a list of 10 or 12 that include similarity of the brands, distinctiveness of the brands, …
answered Aug 8 '17 by Upnorth
1
vote
From what little I understand of this, if the work qualifies as a "restored" work, under 17 USC § 104A, then it would technically have a US copyright (95 years from publication), as if they had … actually complied with the US formalities that were superseded in later years. However, as you point out, under § 107 (h)(6) that US statute only applies where the native country's copyright had not expired as of 1996. I would run it by an actual copyright attorney in your bailiwick, to be certain. …
answered Dec 22 '17 by Upnorth

15 30 50 per page