Feeling the Infringement? Take Action Now

There is recent news out about copyright infringement, and none of it is good. But, the upside is that there is something you can do about it. You will need to take action now.

I’m Sorry …. WHAT Did You Sign??

I vote that artists start standing up for themselves, their beautiful artwork and the immense talent that they bring to this world, and demand fair treatment in their commercial dealings with these entities and similar bullies.

Reaping Profits through Copyright Infringement

Anyone who’s followed lawsuits against companies like Amazon knows that these large companies refuse to take responsibility for the widespread infringement that is cultivated on their websites

Alleged Copyright Theft Goes Viral

Outraged messages on Twitter and Facebook decried the copyright theft she reported, fueling a viral social media campaign aimed at exposing and stopping Cody Foster from profiting off of any potential copyright infringement.

Stop Copyright Theft at the Border

The power that CBP has to detain and seize goods is immense; the copyright or trademark owner must only take a few steps to essentially prevent knock-offs of the product from entering through our borders.

How Artists can Protect Their Intellectual Property

When it becomes known to potential infringers that you do, indeed, enforce your rights and obtain copyright registrations for your works, they will think twice about ripping you off.

Copyright Wars: How Big Box Store Theft Culture Hurts Artists

Guest blogger Emily Danchuk is an intellectual property attorney and founder of Copyright Collaborative, a web-based subscription program designed to educate, empower and unionize artists across the country in the fight against intellectual property theft.   I think it’s safe to say that the word “infringement” conjures up visions of Chinese factories and dusty marketplaces in […]

Documenting the Stolen Scream

Noam’s scream photo was blatantly ripped off and sold many times over, being credited to other people, even unscrupulous artists making lots of money selling it.

An Artist’s View of Pinterest

Artist Carolyn Pappas has taken down her Pinterest boards. She didn’t delete her account, though, because she wants to be able to comment on boards where her art has been pinned.

Have You Been Knocked Off, Ripped Off and Pissed Off?

What happens when your art or creative ideas get ripped off? Here’s how some artists fought back.