Get organized. Register your work. Take action. Thanks to the wonderful folks at Graphic Artists Guild for hosting last week’s webinar talking about reasons to protect copyright–and how to do it using RightsClick! Watch the video below to learn why we think you can do a lot more about infringements of your work other thanContinue reading “Graphic Artists Guild Hosts RightsClick”
As long as there have been creators, there have been others who try to free-ride or exploit creators’ successes without permission. NFTs are one of the more recent developments (excuses) for more of the same. But creators don’t have to be confused and they certainly don’t have to take NFT-based infringement lying down. NFT standsContinue reading “NFTs, Copyright, and Your Rights”
by Jonathan Bailey at PlagiarismToday For independent creators, every hour spent working on one’s copyright is an hour not spent on creating new work or running their business. As such, many creators either neglect their work’s copyright protection or pay someone else to handle it, often at great cost. The reason for this is simple,Continue reading “RightsClick Offers Simplified Copyright Management”
by David Newhoff – Republished from The Illusion of More I understand pursuing a fair use defense in a copyright case when the user of a work does something new and creative and believes there is a plausible argument to be made. I also understand why copyright skeptics file amicus briefs seeking opinions that wouldContinue reading “Commercial Publishers Keep Using Photos Without Permission”
RightsClick Wants to Simplify the Process of Protecting Copyrights by David Crewe The recently established company is set to provide comprehensive copyright management including tools for portfolio management, registration of works, and a do-it-yourself (DIY) enforcement system for users to handle copyright infringements. Read the full story at PetaPixel.
We hosted our first webinar to introduce the RightsClick suite of tools and answer questions from some early adopters. We covered portfolio management, registration with the U.S. Copyright Office, cease & desist letters, and more. Check it out. We want to hear from you! Use code MYWORK22PIXELS for low, introductory rate.
(Reposted from The Illusion of More by David Newhoff) The copyright small-claim alternative, adjudicated by the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), was intentionally designed to accommodate pro se participants, meaning that both claimants and respondents can represent themselves without hiring attorneys. After all, the foundation of small claims court or alternative dispute resolution is to saveContinue reading “Maybe Don’t Talk About Your CCB Claim on Social Media”
Any work created in the United States after January 1, 1978 is automatically protected by copyright law. BUT there’s a catch. If your work is not registered with the Copyright Office, you lose key enforcement tools. And if the party who infringed your work knows this, you lose leverage in trying to negotiate a settlement.Continue reading “Reasons to Register with the Copyright Office”
David Newhoff, copyright advocate, author, writer, and co-founder of RightsClick, Inc, appeared on this week’s episode of Employment Law Today hosted by Eric Sarver, Esq. David shared his knowledge, tips, and resources for copyright protection – including guidance for creative professionals. TalkRadio.NYC streams live on Tuesday evenings, 5pm to 6pm (EST) and is posted on Apple Podcasts, Spotify,Continue reading “Co-Founder Newhoff on Employment Law Today”
The Copyright Claims Board will begin receiving claims on June 16, 2022, and we are working to release the RightsClick CCB tool as soon after that date as possible. Our goal is to make it easy for busy creative professionals to file and manage a copyright small claim — or more than one claim —Continue reading “A Small Claim Shouldn’t Be a Big Job”