Thursday, June 17, 2010

Copyrights and Trademarks

Copyright laws. It all depends on the question. Rather than try to cover everything there is about copyrights - which has already been done, I am going to list some of the resources I found in researching copyright laws.
Government website
Get copyright permissions HERE
Using trademarks in fiction - a publishing and intellectual property attorney's point of view
More trademarks in fiction - from a publishing company point of view
chart of copyright terms and public domain in the US
An easy to use site with tons of links and resources.

Remember, citing a source is not "permission" to use someone else's work. Good luck and write on!

6 comments:

  1. Awesome resource! Thank you so much.

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  2. Thanks for the info--here and in the chapter meeting lesson!

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  3. Thanks for checking out my post - hopefully it will come in handy if we ever need it. It's amazing how much great information is out there, but sometimes you really have to dig.

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  4. Thank you for all the good research. I learned so much and what I love best is you shared all the sources so I know where to go now and future.

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  5. Good stuff. Thanks!
    Cute wallpaper, too!

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  6. Thanks Kathleen! So glad you stopped by and left a comment! (on the wallpaper: I love romance, so I thought the lips were appropriate. LOL)

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