Copyright

Q&A: Can I use Art Derived from Someone Else’s Work?

A reddit question from /u/KarateBeck: Question Response The Homer drawing could be one of two things: A derivative work (bad...

Q&A: Is it Safe to Use Google Images in a Blog?

This question wasn’t asked specifically to me, but appeared on reddit at /r/blogging, where I like to answer legal questions....

Q&A: Can I use Images from Amazon for a Product Review Site?

This question comes from Reddit, /u/snevs: Question Response Fair use is a context specific, case-by-case determination. This means that you...

Q&A: Using Other People’s Pinterest Images on your Blog

Question from Reddit, /u/chasing_stamps: Question Response Yeah, it’s probably a technical infringement unless you are providing some sort of commentary...

How to Add Six-Figures worth of Teeth To Your Photo’s Copyright Protections.

I recently read a post from photographer Max Dubler, who just wanted $25 for the unauthorized use of one of...

Q&A: Using Music in a Pop Culture Blog

This question come from Reddit, /u/PythonDon: Question I asked for some clarification, and he added… Response If you are not...

Q&A: Can I use Images I Find on Google on my blog?

This is a question from Reddit, with my response: Question From /u/t5pg2017: Response I’m not sure what you mean “labeled...

Q&A: Using Movie Clips on a Blog

From Reddit /u/VishnuMohanlal: Question Response If you are commenting on or criticizing the clips or screenshots, that’s pretty much the...

Q&A: Do I Need a Release to Publish Interviews?

A question for Reddit user /u/TheLadyGrim. THe answer can apply to whether you want a release for interviews of vlogs,...

Q&A: Where do I start? Trademark, copyright, or LLC?!?

This question came through email (feel free to send in your own question to thelawofthebrand@gmail.com). The person who asked this...