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Q&A: Intellectual Property
Can I claim money from recordings I played on but did not write?
Can I post video of my favorite celebrity online?
Can I register a URL that's a twist on a famous corporate name?
Can I reproduce images of angels for use on cards?
Can I sell copies of old TV shows?
Can I stop a website from using a photo of my dog?
Can I stop others from copying my lists ?
Can I use a photo of a nude model without proof of a release agreement?
Can I use a photo of the Mr. Peanut logo on postcards?
Can I use facts from articles and newspapers in my novel?
Can I use my school's name on T-shirts for sale?
Can I use photos of cars for a calendar?
Can we screen a funny video about our teacher?
Can we use an advertising phrase similar to one used by a competitor?
Can we use another company's corporate logo to advertise our training services?
Do I need permission to create paintings based on TV or advertising imagery?
Do Internet service providers have to delete copyrighted material placed on chat boards?
How do I hire a lawyer to shop my band?
How do I protect my unpublished cartoons from being copied?
If I buy the sheet music, do I have the right to perform it?
If I pay someone to work on my invention, can I still patent the idea?
Is it a violation of copyright law to sell handmade items showing Winnie the Pooh?
Is it a violation of copyright to make art by painting or collaging over a book's text?
Is it infringement if someone uses my company's name for a different business?
Must I pay former band members when I solo-produce a cowritten song?
What are the guidelines for using a portion of a song without permission?
What are the rules for using music written by non-U.S. songwriters?
What can I do if a company uses my idea without permission?
When is a mechanical royalty due?
Who owns photos created by an independent contractor?
Who owns the rights to a lover's poems?
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