It's a substack I want to start where I summarize news from all over the internet, in a very succint way, and in totally my own words (no quotes from sources)
answered on Mar 29, 2023
It is generally not advisable to publish a summary of news articles without attributing sources. While you may use your own words to summarize the content, it is still important to acknowledge the original sources to avoid any potential issues with plagiarism or copyright infringement.
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The meter is built on LoraWan - long range wireless. We contacted Semtech who build LoraWan engineers and they siad the firmware is blatantly faulty. We don't have a contract of ownership of the work product. The meter has my company name, all parts, pieces and inventory I paid for. I also... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2023
Do you have a written contract that can be reviewed? If so, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org/
I'm on the email list of a state attorney general and after his term(s), I want to put a book together consisting of email blasts sent from the AG's office. Can I do this since they might be considered public domain? I do admire the AG and would be putting out positive content, shall I... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2021
Maybe. Consult with an attorney.
You are correct that the information is in essence public domain, but there may be some quirks to pay attention to
My family and I play dnd as a small group. Is it legal for us to use images from google as tokens for our characters?
The tokens do not get distributed and the images are only seen by us.
Would this qualify as fair use or would we need to seek permission to use the pictures.
answered on Jan 8, 2021
This is a very important question. Before you invest in creating products or services using images found online, it is important to know who the "rights holder" is (the person who owns the legal rights to the photograph).
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answered on Nov 23, 2020
Yes, you should be able to do that.
The technology with credit cards has evolved by using raised numbers, then magnetic strips, then chips, so if you come up with yet another advance in technology, you should be able to get a patent on that.
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I intend on editing (adding text and additional imagery) the original footage as well. I have seen other YouTube channels get away with using NBC Sports' footage by simply giving them credit.
answered on Jun 24, 2020
Copyright generally gives of the owner of the work the exclusive right to copy and display the work. This means the owner is the only one allowed to copy or display … plus other rights. There are exceptions – one being fair use. Review the fair use factors on the copyright.gov website at:... Read more »
My husband was given permission to cut wood for a lady on her property she owned. He even took her firewood. The truck would not start one evening before leaving and he had to leave it parked til morning to come fix it. The next morning the truck was gone. Before I called to report it stolen, I... Read more »
answered on Feb 27, 2020
Go apply for a new license. The deputy taking the license is not actionable.
I have told the police she abuses me. I was told that “I am a teenager and it’s normal”. She told me to leave, so I did. She has my phone, but I have my car. The thing is, the car is in her name but I pay for it. However, the police here with similar situations say if you let someone here... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2018
You are under her rules and care unless or until you turn 18 or are emancipate, whichever occurs first. The car belongs to her legally although you may have some equitable claim to it.
So I have a question regarding copyrighting a work of art of a copyrighted character I own/created. If I created a character that I already got copyrighted by the US copyright office, and paid someone for art of that character and want to include it on my already existing copyright of that... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2017
It would be preferable to have a formal "work for hire" contract with the artist, but since you purchased the work the presumption is that it conveyed with all property rights, especially as it is of your character.
We asked an artist who was a friend to help w/ art for a char of a fake species we're designing. My bestie offered to do an art trade for the art. Since the artist was a friend of ours she offered to just do the art for free instead. Her, my BF and bestie all collab'd on the art. He had a... Read more »
answered on Feb 9, 2017
You haven't asked a question, but I assume you'd like to know whether your friend can post this work online and would like to know who owns the work.
17 USC 101 defines a "joint work" as a "work prepared by two or more authors with the intention that their... Read more »
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