Copyright Questions

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Is the supply of samples a part of the copyright law?

Posted by: motiva
December 1, 2021 @ 2:49am
We manufacture a high end product that costs thousands of dollars to manufacture.
The end product has artwork and quotes assembled upon it.
for the use of these images and quotes we pay to the holder of the copyrights.
The...
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copyright and QR

Posted by: phb256
November 29, 2021 @ 11:38am
I am helping a music history class plan a gallery display. The class wanted to use a portable stereo to play relevant music in the gallery, which I said would be a public performance copyright issue. We came up with the idea of creating an online playlist... Read more...
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using branded clothing in pictures on my website

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November 29, 2021 @ 2:55am
I'm getting a photoshoot done for my website that i'm creating (selling nutrition coaching and courses), I'm based in the U.K. I was wondering if i can have pictures of myself on my website wearing branded clothes like Nike? I wasn't sure... Read more...
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Redrawn concept sketches and art

Posted by: adeng
November 28, 2021 @ 4:46pm
I am hoping to launch a simple animation tool for kids with premade assets (essentially stock images). To help garner interest, I wanted to open character art submissions where I, or another artist, would re-illustrate sketches that the... Read more...
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Logo design

Posted by: Romany Ayoub
November 21, 2021 @ 12:34am
Dear Sir, or Madam.
Currently, I'm working on our business logo design, and I have 2 questions, please: 1- One part of our logo design shows an image of a star. This star looks like a part of another logo design, however, not identical. Ex: our... Read more...
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Wondering about violating copyright with my project

Posted by: whatri
October 5, 2021 @ 2:34pm
I am a graphic designer and I am involved with an art project where I am creating my vision of our world through my eyes by interpretating various characters. I started wondering of the legallity issues along the way before I publish my... Read more...
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Can a UK book that is out of copyright be covered by US copyright

Posted by: Geoff_C
September 19, 2021 @ 11:31pm
I have a book that is very popular that was first published in the United Kingdom in 1948. 
The term of author’s copyright under the U.K. Copyright Act 1842 - which protected only printed works and is applicable to books published before 1st... Read more...
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One Page Copyright?

Posted by: pmoonfyre
September 14, 2021 @ 8:17pm
Years ago I inherited my great grandmother's diary containing witchcraft spells that have been used in our family for generations. There is one particular page I would like to use for a project that I am doing.
The page consists of 13 spells, the...
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"Personal use" of copyrighted material?

Posted by: ElissaD
September 12, 2021 @ 7:41pm
I am an amateur artist, and I love making t-shirts for myself. Usually the images are of characters from shows or movies I like and may or may not be my own original drawings of said characters. Am I breaking copyright law even if these are personal... Read more...
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copyright issue?

Posted by: WyattE
August 2, 2021 @ 5:27pm
I recently was hired by an organization that puts on a music festival to capture footage of everything and create a highlight video of the entire music festival. There is a plethora of artists who performed that weekend. One of these artists reached out... Read more...
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Adapted Images and Figures

Posted by: njuve
July 8, 2021 @ 3:46pm
A student wants to use a figure from someone else's article in their thesis. (They say they do not plan to publish, but our insitituion does place all theses in the PQ database.)
The figure they want to use is from a research article, and in the... Read more...
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Facebook Photo Fair Use Guidelines

Posted by: critchtrat
July 7, 2021 @ 2:03pm
I made a Facebook SATIRE meme, using a publically known person's HEAD, and their dog.
The HEAD and DOG pictures, of the other guy, had been posted by HIM, on HIS Facebook page.
He is a PUBLIC college professor, journalist, meditation...
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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...
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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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