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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Illinois on
Q: If my wife has a medical drawing that she wants to sell and protect her rights to the drawing what is the process?
Sindee Levin
Sindee Levin
answered on Dec 6, 2019

I assume what you want is to be sure the drawing is covered under US Copyright Law. Once an item is put into a tangible medium it is copyrighted under US Copyright Law. However, to receive damages if someone infringes on your artwork, you need to file with the US Copyright Office. You can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for New York on
Q: As co-author of an artwork ( painting) can I sell my part of copyright without approval from my co-author?
Sindee Levin
Sindee Levin
answered on Dec 6, 2019

It depends. Do you and your co author have an agreement between you? If so, the terms of the contract will govern. If there is no agreement are you selling the actual copyright or an interest in royalties. Without an agreement, you can sell your part of the copyright, or a royalty interest.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Texas on
Q: I have a trade mark question

I am trying to trade mark a logo for clothing line I found this guy had same but abandoned response listed does that mean it's not register

Sindee Levin
Sindee Levin
answered on Dec 6, 2019

Are you saying in the trademark listings from the Trademark Office, the mark is listed as "abandoned"? If so, it is available for someone else to use.

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