I want to use support group, chat room, message board
I want to use support group, chat room, message board postings in a book, but will not cite where I got them or who posted them and will edit the content. Is this a copyright violation? What do I need to do to minimize any problems should someone who made the post see it in the book (very unlikely)? It's a positive book about a health issue that will help people.
Previously I had a copyright (1990) on a book with another
Previously I had a copyright (1990) on a book with another person, it never was publishedwe had a big difference of opinion--her work was philosophies--while mine were poems. She went on to publish "her" work; never mine. Now this year, I want to publish a book ofpoems by the same title as I originally thought of. Must I include her in this different workor can I exclude her? I have not seen/heard from here since 1990.
I want to use a psychological assessment tool from a book
I want to use a psychological assessment tool from a book published in 1991 in the USA. The assessment tool is specific and comprises 5 pages of a 330 page book. I have sought permission on several occasions and gone through submissions of the product I would provide clients (I am qualified to do this work). Despite my best efforts and repeated attempts, I NEVER hear back from them (except from the person who receives the material and forwards it on). It leads me to wonder whether I need to be seeking copyright at all. I do give credit (and praise!) to the author of the work. Do I need permission or can I simply proceed with using this tool from my website, so long as I acknowledge the source?
I am a small book publisher, and have a client who has
I am a small book publisher, and have a client who has pictures she would like to include in her book. These pictures were taken at various parties throughout her life, and include her with various famous (and semi-famous) people. Does my client need a release from these celebrities to include the pictures? The pictures are included as an illustration of some of the people she has been able to meet and work with throughout her life.
I am compiling a Book of Sermons previously published in
I am compiling a Book of Sermons previously published in Church Newsletters (1898-1948 Publications) I see NO Copyright notice on these Newsletters. I bought them from a current Church organization on CD as pdf files. I want to extract certain portions of the Newsletters and republish them as a Collection of works. The Author is E.W Kenyon (4/25/1867 - 3/19/48). My Question is 1) Is ACTUALLY copywritten (or does it not have to be)? 2) At what point can I republish it? 3) Do I need permission from the church who has copywritten the CD form?