Are You Stupid To Sue For Copyright Infringement?

Are You Stupid To Sue For Copyright Infringement?

Today’s show is about copyright infringement lawsuits. It’s easy to feel violated when someone takes your work, but is filing a federal lawsuit your best choice? I share my experiences with a copyright infringement lawsuit and some reasons why you may not want to go down this road.

Show notes available at https://williambeem.com/episode2

When Should You File A Copyright Infringement Lawsuit?

When Should You File A Copyright Infringement Lawsuit?

I filed a copyright infringement lawsuit a while ago. Although I ultimately prevailed and received a settlement, the experience left a bad taste in my mouth. Now I found a friend in the unenviable position of copyright infringement, and folks on Facebook are all telling him to sue. Should he? How To Get Around Watermarks…

Why You Should Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Photos

Why You Should Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Photos

Why You Should Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Photos A couple of weeks ago, I found myself in another online discussion about people stealing your photos. That means it must be time to share yet another post about why you should stop worrying about people stealing your photos. The reason it came up took…

Registering Photos with U.S. Copyright Office

Every photographer ought to be registering photos with US Copyright Office to protect their work from abuse and infringement. You can’t sue for copyright infringement without registration. A week ago, I came across this article on the Photo Attorney blog – ¬†Copyright Office Encourages Filers to Include Titles of Unpublished Works with Registration. Along with…

Should You Sue for Copyright Infringement?

Should You Sue for Copyright Infringement?

Wondering if you should sue for copyright infringement? This article details information I learned when I discovered copyright infringement on my photos downloaded from Flickr. It wasn’t the first copyright infringement I discovered, but this was the first time I filed a lawsuit to protect my rights and seek money damages for my original work….