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I'm looking into selling some artwork online. The idea is to

HelloI'm looking into selling some artwork online. The idea is to create a sketch of customers kids and place that image over a scan of one or two pages of a book(see attachment).I'm wondering if I use books which are still in copyright, would this be ok legally? since I'm only using a small portion of the work and it wont affect their book sales?Would this fall under "fair use" as far as copyright law?

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If unknowingly an author has created something that has

If unknowingly an author has created something that has already been created and published and is sued, what would be the extent of damages to the unknowingly offending party? Would the damages just be to the extent of what was made from the sales? Would a recall of all offending sales made be an absolute way of mitigating any further damages? Assuming all copyright infringement preventative measures have failed, what protective measures are there to mitigate an encroaching party's punishment?

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I publish curriculum and want to include the book "The Road

I publish curriculum and want to include the book "The Road to Agra" in one of our readers. It was published by a Norwegian writer in Norwegian first. The book in Norwegian is not in public domain because the author died less than 70 years ago. However, I am wondering if the English translation is in public domain. The English translation was published in 1961, and it was not renewed, which would normally make a book in public domain in the United States. And I have seen a couple other companies that republish public domain books publish "The Road to Agra." So is an English translation of a book in public domain if it was published in the United States and the copyright was not renewed?

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Let's talk Larceny - Converting leased property to your own,

let's talk Larceny - Converting leased property to your own, criminal copyright infringement and copyright infringement.my situation. I have individuals who leased the right to use my i.p. in commerce to produce events, and they purchase physical tokens from me, or are given free tokens at no charge, which all have my images (2 of them).my tokens are metal-coins with my image on it - like a chuckee cheese token used at chuckee cheese franchises.questions (3 of them)the use of my tokens with my images on them by non-lease holders, and former lease holders, if used in another similar business (specifically created to compete with me and my business), in the same capacity (as treasure), would be considered, converting leased property to their, own since the physical tokens sole use was to be used in my business under lease, right?and it would also be Criminal copyright infringement since 1 of the images on 2 of the tokens is copyrighted as part of one of my literary works since its contained in my copy written book. right?last question - What about the image on the other physical token - is it criminal copyright infringement even if it hasn't been included in any copy written literary work of mine?i have distributed near 500,000 of these tokens in America and Canada into the hands of my customers as reward for their doing things at our businesses events.

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Listen to this: It was made about boss in the 1970 by Larry

Listen to this: https://youtu.be/Ae6jSpLaOX8 It was made about boss in the 1970 by Larry king, Cam be my boss now use some of this audio for his commercials? he is writing a book. can he quote what Larry said? Bottom line, what can he use out of this audio without seeking permission, from Larry' thanks, D

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I have a small graphic design firm and one primary client

I have a small graphic design firm and one primary client for whom I do 90% of all my work. We produce product packaging and have become a global supplier. I am totally independent from them as I pay for all my overhead, software, insurance, vacations, subcontractors, subscriptions and so on. Normally, there are no issues with the transferring of files to printers or manufacturers, but with the addition of on VP of marketing, I occasionally get requests from their distributors (AutoZone or other distributors) to send them native files they can edit.JA: What written documentation do you have?Customer: NONE>After a long conversation with the president, he is of the mind that he owns all my work and that theJA: Have you talked to a local attorney? Has anything been filed in court?Customer: No We are in separate parts of the country.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes. I have just let the president know that I do not want to turn over raw, native files to a third party distributor for their use and that I am happy to provide flattened or limited, single purpose software, but not a vessel without restrictions. He contests that he owns the files. I have said otherwise, so we are trying to work something out. He has IP lawyers, but I need someone as well.

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Second opinion] - I have a smart phone and tablet app that

Second opinion] - I have a smart phone and tablet app that recognizes printed children's picture book pages of published books using a scanner and database we manage. My app has digital bots that appear on the screen to explain things on the page. They don't read the page nor does the app display anything from the book on the screen. Just expands. For example... the characters of book might be discussing a banana. Our app recognizes the page and a character I created pops up on screen and talks to the reader about bananas... where they are from, etc. Any barriers?

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I have a smart phone and tablet app that recognizes printed

I have a smart phone and tablet app that recognizes printed children's picture book pages of published books using a scanner and database we manage. My app has digital bots that appear on the screen to explain things on the page. They don't read the page nor does the app display anything from the book on the screen. Just expands. For example... the characters of book might be discussing a banana. Our app recognizes the page and a character I created pops up on screen and talks to the reader about bananas... where they are from, etc. Any barriers?

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I have completed a history of Liberia, for which I did

I have completed a history of Liberia, for which I did extensive (ten years) research. In the process I consulted many sources and quoted from a number. I visited the copyright office at the Library of Congress and read some of the materials about copyrights.They suggested that I probably did not ned to get permission for most that I employed in my book, even those not in the public domain. I did obtain permission for using three illustrations. My questions are: Do I need to consult an attorney (such as yourself)? Should I acknowledge sources in the book's preface? Even to acknowledge all of the sources, much less get permission from them, would be virtually impossible. (I do cite quotations, and some information that is not quoted, in endnotes. Thank you.JA: What written documentation do you have?Customer: I'm not sure I understand your query. Can you elaborate?JA: Have you talked to a local attorney? Has anything been filed in court?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My name is*****

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