Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property law questions? Ask a lawyer

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Intellectual Property Law Questions
Thank you very much for your reply to my initial question! I
thank you very much for your reply to my initial question! I have a clarifying question: I see that the selling of the artwork is not included in the copyright 'rights'. Can I sell the painting withou… read more
William Kenworthy
William Kenworthy
Judge
Doctoral Degree
2,814 satisfied customers
Can you help us draw up a legal agreement for our business
Can you help us draw up a legal agreement for our business partnership and outline the details for selling my artwork?… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
8,476 satisfied customers
I need help with intellectual property law. I am an artist
I need help with intellectual property law. I am an artist and my interior design business partner and I want to sell my artwork. I want to draw up a legal agreement that protects my rights to my artw… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
8,476 satisfied customers
I wanted to ask a copyright question that I'd like to
hello, i wanted to ask a copyright question that I'd like to possibly pursue more in the future. I'm an artist looking to protect an idea that I might be sharing in a deal in the near future. … read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
7,588 satisfied customers
I have a question of concern with artwork i created, I
I have a question of concern with artwork i created, I wanted to know if this would be considered copyright infringement. I have created a likeness of a photo with my art. … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
I cntracted an artist to complete an artwork, that I
Hello! I cntracted an artist to complete an artwork, that I supplied the entire concept and artistic direction. Can I ask him to relinquish his copyright of said artwork without legal liability? … read more
Ben S.
Ben S.
Owner
Juris Doctor, cum laude (in top 5% of class)
5,817 satisfied customers
Do I have any copyright issue in case I use Google Maps as a
Do I have any copyright issue in case I use Google Maps as a source of content for art works? What if I open some spot on Google Maps and paint it as a picture? Is having such painting at home on the … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
I am looking to go into business with a friend who is an
Hello, I am looking to go into business with a friend who is an artist. He paints pictures of athletes. He sells the originals which appears to be fine since it is an original artist creation. However… read more
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,010 satisfied customers
I've written several songs, but have never copyrighted
I've written several songs, but have never copyrighted them....I also paint and draw and am an amateur photographer - I want to copyright my songs and sign my artwork and photographs, but I want to do… read more
Albert Marmero
Albert Marmero
Juris Doctorate
422 satisfied customers
I am self publishing a prayer book. I am using several
I am self publishing a prayer book. I am using several images of artwork. The majority of the artwork that I am using dates back to the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. The most recent painting that I … read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Intellectual Property Attorney
JD
3,460 satisfied customers
I made some designs shirts with a partner, while testing
I made some designs for t shirts with a partner, while testing the market, we made these designs under my LLC I owned 100%. We are now splitting up, do I still own the copyright to these designs?… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Intellectual Property Attorney
JD
3,460 satisfied customers
I self-published a book of art in 2011 and paid quality
I self-published a book of art in 2011 and paid for high quality digital prints which are in the book. My artist friend died in 2013 at age 82 and he donated many of his paintings to a local historica… read more
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,010 satisfied customers
COPYRIGHT: I am wondering if using celebrity images and
COPYRIGHT: I am wondering if using celebrity images and putting them on phone cases is illegal or not? There are fan taken images and images photographed by the celebrities' agency. I am scared of bei… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
137,094 satisfied customers
I have purchased an original painting, watercolor on paper,
I have purchased an original painting, watercolor on paper, from a local gallery. I have been told that since my purchase the artist is going to make copies of my original painting from a scan he had … read more
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Robert McEwen, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,010 satisfied customers
I am looking to have a better understanding of law when it
I am looking to have a better understanding of law when it comes to making copies of artwork. For example i assume it would not be an issue to have a painter paint a copy of the monalisa, am i correct… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,628 satisfied customers
This is a question about inherited copyrights. My father-in-law
This is a question about inherited copyrights. My father-in-law was an artist. He owned his own publishing company and sold his originals as well as limited edition prints. He was also hired by groups… read more
Law Professor
Law Professor
Law Professor
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,105 satisfied customers
My family inherited some paintings done by a dear friend. He
My family inherited some paintings done by a dear friend. He never sold his work, and, to my knowledge, there are no copyrights on the works. I don't even know if there was a will stating that the art… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
137,094 satisfied customers
Hello, I am wanting to know if it is legal for me to paint
Hello, I am wanting to know if it is legal for me to paint the works of Old Master's Paintings. I do not mean paint over the top of an original work, but to paint a copy of the work and attribute the … read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Intellectual Property Attorney
JD
3,460 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Robert McEwen, Esq.

Robert McEwen, Esq.

Lawyer

1,010 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Thomas Swartz

Thomas Swartz

Lawyer

470 satisfied customers

Twenty one years experience as a lawyer in New York and New Jersey. Former Appellate Law Clerk.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

461 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney in private practice.

Wilton A. Person

Wilton A. Person

Lawyer

352 satisfied customers

MBA, Experienced and Knowledgeable in Intellectual Property Law

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

199 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of legal experience.

BartEsq

BartEsq

Researcher

192 satisfied customers

Juris Doctor

ipesq

ipesq

Lawyer

134 satisfied customers

Specializing in patent prosecution, trademark and copyright registration/enforcement.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x