Learn about the corporate infringer with samples and information.
- [Instructor] The third category of infringer…is what I refer to as business entities.…Remember, copyright infringement is almost always…an individual choice, so it's a person who either owns…or works for an incorporated business.…It could also be a sole proprietor who originally infringed…and sold the work to an incorporated business…as a freelancer as well.…Regarding the latter, you always address infringement…from the source of discovery.…
If an incorporated business is using your artwork…without permission, then you address that company directly,…regardless if it was a sole proprietor who sold…the infringed work to them.…It's their responsibility to vet their own sources.…That said, I always ask a business entity who sold them…my artwork, so I can prevent further infringements.…But most often, they're unwilling…to provide that information,…and the DMCA doesn't require them to disclose it,…which is a bit frustrating, and in my opinion,…one of the DMCA flaws.…
So an incorporated business is using your artwork…
- What's a copyright?
- What can you copyright?
- Registering a copyright
- How long does a copyright last?
- What's derivative work?
- Responding to infringement
- When to contact a lawyer
- Common copyright misconceptions
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Copyright for Photographerswith Carolyn E. Wright50m 54s Appropriate for all
Understanding Copyright: A Deeper Divewith Dana Robinson1h 12m Appropriate for all
1. What Is Copyright?
2. Copyright Registration
3. Copyright Infringers
4. Responding to Infringement
5. Common Copyright Misconceptions
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