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Copyrights

Copyright is a set of exclusive rights granted by law to an author or creator of an original work. The Ingber Law Firm can assist you in obtaining a copyright registration for your original work. The types of original work that can be registered and are protected by Copyright Law are as follows:

  • Literary – i.e. books
  • Musical – i.e written songs
  • Dramatic – i.e. plays and musicals
  • Pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works – i.e. photographs, graphic design, webpage design
  • Audiovisual works – i.e. movies
  • Sound recordings – i.e. recordings of songs
  • Derivative works – i.e. any works created based on an original work
  • Compilations – i.e. any set or combination of original works
  • Architectural works – i.e. building designs

The exclusive rights that are protected by Copyright Law are:

  • To reproduce the work in Copies or phonorecords
  • To prepare works based on the original work
  • To distribute copies or phonorecords of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by rental, lease, or lending
  • To publicly perform the work, in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, and motion pictures, and other audiovisual works, and sound recordings by means of digital audio transmission,
  • To publicly display the work.

The Ingber Law Firm has years of experience dealing with matters of copyright law. Our firm represents authors, musicians, artists, and organizations seeking to protect their original work. We have experience and expertise to assist you in any of the following copyright matters:

  • Obtaining and granting assignments, licenses and transfers of all or some of the rights embodied in copyrights, Protecting the original work against copyright infringement
  • Including obtaining temporary restraining orders and conducting product seizures involving copyright works when necessary,
  • Protecting you or your company against claims of copyright infringement
  • Evaluation of copyright implication of various commercial transactions.

If you would like to discuss these or any other intellectual property concerns, we encourage you to contact any of our attorneys or schedule a consultation