Copyright Questions

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Posting material on a website of a professional society

Posted by: ekowler
June 14, 2021 @ 9:58am
(I tried to post this question earlier but it did not appear on the forum so I'm trying again).
 
I'm on the board of a professional society.  We would like to post the talks and poster presentations given at the last meeting of the... Read more...
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Hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures, License problems?

Posted by: NoobForLaw
June 8, 2021 @ 2:15pm
I am hiring a contractor to take screenshots of anatomical structures that I have painted. I want to make sure he has no rights or any ways to claim anything in relation to my images. This is the first contract I have written so I am scared.
I... Read more...
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Photos from Far-Eastern Review (1908-1913)

Posted by: IbnBattuta
June 6, 2021 @ 5:58am
Hello everyone,

Posted by: Charles
March 26, 2021 @ 7:41pm
Hello! I'm a published playwright mulling a new project with the title "Charles Dickens' It's a Wonderful Life." The Frank Capra/Jimmy Stewart original IAWL from the 40's *IS* still under copyright -- notwithstanding the fact that it fell into public... Read more...
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Personal facebook post with sports image in it

Posted by: sary
March 18, 2021 @ 2:36pm
I want to write a personal facebook post on my facebook page. For that post, I want to use a picture of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi I found in... Read more...
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School Virtual Talent Show

Posted by: hfloyd
March 17, 2021 @ 11:42am
With Fair Use, especially during oiur remote learning in Covid, is it okay to have a school talent show over Zoom/Meet?
I understand that recording or live streaming over YouTube would likely shut the talent show down. but could a school use Zoom... Read more...
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Photograph Copyrights

Posted by: James123
March 15, 2021 @ 2:05pm
Hello, I have recently gained permission to use photographs from various photographers. These rights were attained through written consent as well as a form which they have signed. I do not OWN the photo, but they have allowed me to use them commercially,... Read more...
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Pre-loading mp3 players with iTunes music

Posted by: trekkeriii
March 10, 2021 @ 8:53am
Is it legal for a healthcare organization to provide pre-loaded mp3 players with music purchased by the healthcare organization through iTunes or other like Music services? Basically the plan is to buy gift cards for iTunes, have a shared Apple ID at a... Read more...
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Book translation copyright

Posted by: petrumadalin
March 6, 2021 @ 3:42am
Hi everyone,
I have been granted the copyright of a book, for the translation in my lanuage in 2009, and the author have just passed away this year. The book have not been published yet. Am I still the the holder of the copyriht of the... Read more...
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Allowing digitization of historic library materials

Posted by: bigede
March 4, 2021 @ 4:02pm
I was contacted by a company since it was interested in digitizing materials in our local history roomfor its product that it hopes to sell to the public for a monthly fee and we could potentially receive a small amount of revenue.
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images and heart of the work

Posted by: hb
February 4, 2021 @ 11:22am
Someone asked me a question that has puzzled me. Would an image in and of itself be considered the heart of the work? If it were a part of an article, for instance, and was not central to the article topic, would it still be judged on its own?
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This may sound hopeless, but I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov (Ya Nukogda Ne Dumal), published in 2007. I know the copyright laws are different in every country, and there is no way this book could be in the public domain. I believe the

Posted by: Hellb1
December 16, 2020 @ 1:23pm
I have a Russian language book by Mikhail Zadornov published in either 2007 or 2010 that I would very much like to transllate into English. I know that copyright laws are different in each country, and I believe that in Russia copyright lasts for 74 years... Read more...
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Is the Public Domain Slider going to be updated from Flash?

Posted by: Ih8alaoitp
December 4, 2020 @ 7:50am
Since Adobe Flash has an imminent end of life, I am wondering if anyone is working on a non-flash version of the Public Domain Slider?
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Digitizing Local Music CD Collection

Posted by: Lapsis Beeftech
December 2, 2020 @ 6:18pm
The library has a collection of music CDs recorded by artists in the local area, gathered through donations and purchased to serve the local community. Some of these artists are big names, others are local bands which were active for a few years and are... Read more...
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DVD & Copy Protection Technology

Posted by: victorl
December 1, 2020 @ 1:32pm
If a person has requested and been granted permission by the publisher/copyright holder to upload a DVD to an online course management system, does this also give the user permission to circumvent any copyright protection technology that may be present on... Read more...
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Is it ok to provide handouts of presentation slides with images?

Posted by: cb
November 10, 2020 @ 3:51pm
At a medical school, faculty are very concerned about their ability to both post slides with images to the learning management system and distribute those same slides as handouts in class. Often presentation slides include images of diseases and... Read more...
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Trademarking a name

Posted by: musicmaker
October 22, 2020 @ 9:11pm


I'm a singer-songwriter. I'm looking to trademark my artist name, so that I am the only one with rights to upload my music to platforms like Spotify with my name.
I understand that usually, trademarking a name only applies to the... Read more...
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Is sharing music with a substitute musician to let them practice legal?

Posted by: steven8579
October 18, 2020 @ 4:38pm
Hi Everyone,
I'm designing an app in whic musicians request a substitute and  the substitute will agree to cover for them. My question is that I want to implement a feature that will allow musicians to share the music with the substitute only and... Read more...
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