Copyright Law Articles

Law & Business Podcast Episode 53: A Plush Toy Client Begins with Consultants

It is the seventh and penultimate episode of this special mini-series with the Nessa Group, in which the discussion is about a plush toy company that is a start-up. The toy company has been able to services from Verna Law and the Nessa Group in order to get started -...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 51: A Nessa Group Case Study with Improving a Plush Company’s Business

In Episode 51 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, we take a look at a company that makes a plush product that is also a curtain tie-back. It is a very useful product, but one that also features the ability to be very fanciful. So the group takes a look at how the...

Public Performance of a Copyrighted Work

There seems to be a dichotomy when it comes to different media and how they are publicly performed in the Copyright Act in the United States. Why? In any medium, the public performance of a copyrighted work without permission or a license is copyright infringement as...

New Fees for the Library of Congress Copyright Office as of March 20, 2020

Despite the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the world, the intellectual property system of the United States marches on. That includes the increase of new fees at the Library of Congress' Copyright Office. Remember, it is important to...