It is a one of a kind reproduction of some sort that is not signed and never offered on a canvas. So it clearly is a private collectors item of a famous photo. I could care less about the photo (on a canvas) and want to just sell it off and be rid of it's huge size. I don't even know... Read more »
It all depends on the circumstances of the sale in which you received the print. If it was from the photographer or a legitimate reseller, then you may be able to re-sell it. This is because of the first sale doctrine.
Typically, the first sale doctrine will come into play in these types...Read more »
It depends on who owns the copyright to the pictute, you or your former employer. Here is a resource from the copyright office that explains works made for hire: https://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ30.pdf
I recently bid and won a property thru foreclosure. I have not closed on the property but was notified by the current owners, thru their attorney that there has been a motion filed for foreclosure for the current tenants. Frankly, I have no interest in pursuing this property compounded with the... Read more »
1. I want to know the legitimacy and registration status of the company, weather it has all the state required or applicable licenses or permits to conduct diamond, gold or platinum business in the USA and Internationally.
2. Is there any criminal offenses links to the company and its owner
Registrations status is easy to check with the Secretary of State's office in the company's home state and every other state it does business in. Licenses and permits will also have to be checked state by state, as will criminal records. There are attorneys and companies you could hire...Read more »
Hi, I want to create a cryptocurrency called 'coaxium' which is a word that featured in the new Star Wars film. I'm not sure whether I'm allowed to use this word as it might be trademarked or copyrighted by Disney/Lucasarts/Lucasfilms. I wouldn't be making any profits from... Read more »
Even if you make no profit it is still a commercial use to create a cryptocurrency. And this is clearly trying to latch onto the popularity of the word that fearures prominently in the most recent movie. Don't do it. Either get their permission or pick a different word.
Hi, I would like to start an ecommerce for the sale of T-shirts. Such t-shirts will have a "half-face" design of a Spanish actor elaborated on the computer in such a way as to make it a drawing. Now I would like to know, such use involves some infringement of image right? Yours sincerely.
Sounds like your final product would likely be a derivative work of the source photograph under copyright law. Separately from that, the "infringement of rights" you mention would be publicity or personality rights, meaning the right to control commercial use of one's own identity....Read more »
This question doesn't belong in any of these categories. You may have a civil cause of action for defamation. You should consult with a litigation attorney who specializes in defamation. Here is some more information about defamation:...Read more »
No, not without the pernission of the copyright holder. You have the name of the author, contact them or their estate if they are deceased to get permission to use the quote commercially. Understand that a work does not have to be published to be protected by copyright; being on the internet is...Read more »
Freepik.om is a website for free vector images and I have a premium subscription to use the image but the image can not be use as the main theme to print and sell on things like mugs. So I want to make a similar design to sell.
What you are talking about is creating a derivative work that you can then copyright. You can only do that if it is not substantially similar to the existing work. What you propose here is not enough to pass that test. Here is a helpful resource from the copyright office so you can see what I mean:...Read more »
Hello, im an 18 year old High school senior who will be graduating in 2019. I was wondering the law(s) regarding my step father kicking me out of the house as I am still a student. My mother lives in this home as well, however, she is against this decision, but to make things less stressful I have... Read more »
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