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Public Domain Day and Steamboat Willie

Under the copyright laws of the United States, a copyright registration is valid for the life of its author (or last dying author if a jointly held work) plus 70 years. If the term of a copyright does not depend on the lifespan of its human creator, then corporations who

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The 4 Types of Intellectual Property

The 4 Types of Intellectual Property

In the ever-changing landscape of business, a clear understanding of Intellectual Property (IP) is essential, particularly for those just stepping into the world of entrepreneurship in entertainment and retail. Intellectual property is not just a legal concept but a crucial asset for any business. You IP needs nurturing and protection.

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The Right of Publicity and The Right of Privacy

The Right of Publicity and The Right of Privacy

As a creative professional, your work is not just a product; it’s your intellectual property, your art, and your livelihood. Protecting your creative assets is essential, and this goes beyond copyrights and trademarks. The thing is, there’s one crucial area of the law that often gets overlooked but can make

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