RightsClick and Qti.ai – A Winning Combination to Combat Counterfeiting

At RightsClick one of our core beliefs is that professional creators can take control of their copyright rights and take action against many unauthorized uses without the time and expense of consulting a lawyer and filing a federal lawsuit. Copyright registration is the lynchpin to successful DIY enforcement, which is why we built a toolContinue reading “RightsClick and Qti.ai – A Winning Combination to Combat Counterfeiting”

Graphic Artists Guild Hosts RightsClick

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”

NFTs, Copyright, and Your Rights

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”

RightsClick Offers Simplified Copyright Management

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”

Commercial Publishers Keep Using Photos Without Permission

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”

How’s the Copyright Small Claim Going So Far?

by Rachel Kim & Maggie Hibnick It’s only been a little over a month since the new small copyright claims tribunal, the Copyright Claims Board (CCB), started taking claims. Claimants have been keeping the CCB busy and some claims were approved for service of process at the beginning of this month. We at the CopyrightContinue reading “How’s the Copyright Small Claim Going So Far?”

In the News: PetaPixel

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.

Using Photographs to Register Other Types of Visual Art

Trying to protect your copyrighted work without registering with the U.S. Copyright Office is like running uphill…with a rock tied to your waist. And for many small business creators, registration seems daunting and time consuming. This double-whammy has gotten in the way of many independent creators being able to protect their rights. The good newsContinue reading “Using Photographs to Register Other Types of Visual Art”