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Q: I Have A Copyright Question. Was My Work Plagiarized?

Hi. I make free drumkits and post them to YouTube for producers to download and use in the studio. Now someone has taken my kit and reuploaded it to YouTube. This person has taken the same image I used in the video's background and changed it a little. When I downloaded the kit it was the same... Read more »

Will Blackton
Will Blackton answered on Feb 22, 2017

YouTube has a user-friendly copyright management platform called Content ID. You can file a copyright complaint against the YouTube user here:

If you feel uncomfortable initiating this legal process on your own,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Minnesota on
Q: do i need to ask approval to use a trademarked name in the title of a mobile app or can i disclaim we're not associated?

i'd like to create a study guide app for a certification exam but am not sure if i need approval from the certification body to use it in the name / description...or if i can just disclaim that the app isn't associated with the certification body and i'd be clear?

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jan 25, 2017

You need approval.

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