"Mako Mermaids," also known as "Mako: Island of Secrets," is a children's and teenagers' television series created by Jonathan M. Shiff. It is produced by Jonathan M. Shiff Productions in association with Network Ten, ZDF, and Netflix. As a professionally produced...View More
In the context of copyright law, the person who takes the photograph — in this case, the photographer — generally owns the copyright to the image, not the owner of the property where the photo was taken. This means that the photographer has the exclusive rights to use, distribute, and reproduce...View More
I provide my own prompts to make the pictures of AI. I also plan to edit them a little so they exactly look the way I want them. at least some of them. Does it make a difference if I change something on them?
The question of who owns the copyright to pictures created by AI is a complex and evolving area of law. In general, copyright law grants ownership of creative works to the human author or creator of the work. However, in the case of AI-generated works, the question of authorship and ownership can...View More
It depends on several factors, including whether the company has trademarked the name "Ten Back" or a similar name. If the company has a trademark on the name or a similar name, then using it without permission could be considered trademark infringement. It's also important to...View More
When the term of the patent or the copyright expires.
The idea of a patent is a contract between an inventor and the public, as represented by the government. The inventor discloses the invention, which is valuable to the public, to the society, and gets something in return. The inventor...View More
Under the fair use doctrine of the U.S. copyright statute, it is permissible to use limited portions of a work such as quotes or still images, for purposes such as commentary, criticism, news reporting, and scholarly reports. Such use is not actionable infringement.
Generally speaking, when it comes to using copyrighted images in a video podcast, it’s important to understand the laws surrounding copyright and fair use. In general, it is illegal to use copyrighted images without permission. However, there are certain exceptions to this rule, and one of them...View More
Although the copyrights for the DnD games and fiction are owned by Wizards of the Coast LLC, that does mean that the word "Artificer" by itself is the subject of copyright. "Artificer" is just a word in the dictionary and its use in original works...View More
Choosing a name for your beverage company is a crucial step, and it's understandable why the name "Moana," with its beautiful meaning and connection to the ocean, appeals to you. However, it's important to consider the implications of using a name that is also associated with a...View More
European council offered me settlement I declined it . Arbitration in California, well someone signed it. Not me. Millions gone plus insurance and I have a few things to prove how email address was used ssn no!
I have multiple ideas/inventions and i don't know how to explain my ideas to investors to get funding without having a patent to protect my ideas. But I don't have the funding to pay for a lawyer and everything to get a patent. So what could I do to protect myself and my ideas while... View More
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local intellectual property attorney who can review the document, your current activities regarding other patents, and then advise you accordingly of any changes to the document before you sign it.
Hello,I own a landscaping business it’s been established since 2019 . In 2021 I noticed a new landscaping company With too much of a similarity to my company name. It wasn’t a problem till a this months when We started receiving backlash and constant phone calls of upset clients of theirs .... View More
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local intellectual property attorney to review the facts and discuss sending a cease and desist letter raising issues of unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and infringement against the other company.
We previously worked for a Chicago-based Marketing Agencies developing websites. We're wondering now if we can display those websites in our portfolio legally. There was no written agreement with the agency. We're worried about getting sued if the agency sees those websites in our... View More
If there was no written agreement with those agencies, then you retain the copyright in the materials that you created for them. They have the right to use the websites, but you actually own the copyright. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local intellectual property attorney to review the...View More
Copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives its owner the exclusive right to copy and distribute an original creative work in a literary, artistic, educational, or musical form. Minors may claim copyright, and the Copyright Office issues registrations to minors.
A trademark registration might have expired or been cancelled, but the owner might still have valid rights in the mark unless the owner has "abandoned" the mark. If another person begins using it, the owner can claim infringement. Whether the mark was abandoned would be determined by...View More
Child is underage and I am the guardian/parent. Sent email requesting it and they claim they can't due to some copyright excuse. I've never heard of this from other requests I've made of other news outlets.
Whether they must give you a copy would depend on the terms of the agreement you made with them when you gave them permission to make a video using your child. They own the copyright in the video recording, but can only use it and broadcast it within the terms of your permission and agreement to...View More
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