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Q: Am I violating copyright law?

I have a concern about a copyright laws. So I was designing my art for my Graphic Tee when I realized that I may have been violated a copyright grounds. What I drew is a Maleficent's crown with a quotes from the movie 'Maleficent'. So I was wondering did I violate any copyright law or not? Is this considered fair use?

Ps. Everything in the illustration was drew by me nothing was copied of anywhere.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: First, it would likely not be fair use as it appears you are looking to perhaps sell copies of your work. Without seeing your work and what the original looks like it would be difficult to tell if you were or were not infringing.

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