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I see a a a hobby but I want to start selling my work. I

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I see a a a hobby but I want to start selling my work. I want to know if I can sell the things I make From patterns I find online even if they have a copy right on them because I am the one making the projects?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Intellectual Property Law
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 1 year ago.

If you are using a copyrighted template, you cannot sell the product without permission of the copyright holder.

You can find more information on this precise topic in this article here: http://www.handmadeology.com/you-have-all-heard-it-my-shop-on-etsy-was-shut-down-for-copyright-infringement/ (it discusses copyright issues for the craft maker/seller).