Posted on Feb 13th, 2020 in Copyrights
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If the three rules of real estate are location, location,
location, the three rules of copyright protection should be: get it in writing,
get it in writing, get it in writing. A
recent copyright case against the famed glass sculptor Dale Chihuly illustrates
the pitfalls of failing to document the relationship of parties creating
For decades Chihuly has created enormous glass...
A new client recently engaged our firm to handle an increasingly common problem: someone had registered a domain name that was almost identical to the client’s own website. The only difference between the client’s domain and the fake site was an “S” in the domain name, making it plural rather than singular. The imposter site used the name of the client’s business and featured...
Posted on Mar 27th, 2018 in Copyrights
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Michael Steger appears with Joe Naylor, the CEO of ImageRights International, to discuss copyright issues in photography, on Season 5 of the RGG EDU Podcast:
RGG EDU Podcast Season 5
During this podcast Mr. Naylor and Mr. Steger discuss the requirements for registering copyrights, best practices for protecting copyrights and how to pursue infringers. Use Code SEASON5 for a discount on any RGG EDU tutorial through...
When he is sworn in on January 20th, Donald Trump will become the first American president to have owned trademark registrations while in office. (Quick quiz: Who was the only U.S. President to have a patent while in office? Answer at the end of the post).
Trademark Office records show that he has personally owned 90 trademark registrations, most of which include the Trump name. This unprecedented situation —...