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Q: Is it legal for me to copy or nearly copy a website's functionality and folder structure if design, code, layout is mine
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 25, 2019

it will depend if there are elements that can be protected by other filings or registrations like patents and such.

If the website is so unique that you are asking yourself these questions,there may be something to be worried about.

You should call for a consultation to review the...
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Q: Someone wrote a book about my life and crime. It's even titled after me. I didn't consent.

Can I get compensated for them using me in a story it label me ignorant and poor.

John Espinosa
John Espinosa answered on May 28, 2018

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 »

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Q: My question is involving copyrights I'm in the process of starting my own t-shirt business I'm trying to get more info

If I go online right now I can take any picture I want posted on a t-shirt printing website and have the tshirt made and printed to me pay for it they receive a profit and they send me the shirt how is that not violating copyright laws like all I want to do is figure out how to run a successful... Read more »

Benton R Patterson III
Benton R Patterson III answered on Aug 4, 2017

Your example of finding a copyrighted picture online, sending it to a t-shirt company, and having them print a t-shirt with the photo, is infringement. The infringement is just not enforced by the owner, likely because either the owner does not know, or it is not worth the time and expense of... Read more »

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Q: Am I immune from copyright infringement if I download so-called abandnware from since they're DMCA exempted? states that they've been exempted from copyright issues( under the fair use doctrine and due to its educational purpose.

They have alot of vintage stuff available, which I'm crazy about, such as having magazine copies of old software... Read more »

Will Blackton
Will Blackton answered on Jul 27, 2017

You're almost certainly *not* immune from copyright infringement liability. The best can warrant, if it is not the creator of the content you're downloading, is that it will cover the costs of a lawsuit based on downloading from their website (indemnification). To my... Read more »

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