Join Dana Robinson for an in-depth discussion in this video Copyright infringement, part of Intellectual Property Fundamentals.
…All right, so let's say you've created something, you own copyrights.…Once you own copyrights, what does that mean?…What do you get?…What do you own when you own copyrights?…And it's a surprise to some people to find out that…it means you have the right to sue somebody, privately, for infringement.…There is one formality, in order to…sue you actually have to register the copyright.…It's $35, it's pretty easy to do.…A lot of people don't register their copyrights.…You still own the copyright.…You don't have to register in order to own the rights.…
You own the rights immediately upon creation.…But in order to sue, the government wants you…to pay the fee and own a copyright registration.…Once you have the registration, then you have the right to stop people in court.…And you sue them for copyright infringement.…What is infringement?…It's copying.…Well how do you prove that?…In most cases you can't, because when people copy you they usually lie about it.…Why would somebody lie about copying something?…Well because, they're the kind of people that infringe copyrights.…
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- What is intellectual property?
- What is a copyright?
- How long do copyrights last?
- Trademarking your brand
- Trademark infringement
- Patenting your ideas
- Defending trade secrets<br><br>
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5. Rights of Publicity
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