Unlock the mysteries of the public domain without legal jargon. In this guide for creatives, discover how to use, adapt, and create freely.
Trying to understand how copyright works for your creative business? Then this post collection will help you understand what copyright is and how it can help you.
Art licensing can be a profitable revenue stream. But before you sign, read this to understand what your art licensing agreement contains.
Nervous and scared to post your work online because you are afraid it will get copied? The short answer is the only way to protect your online content, is by not posting it. But this is unrealistic. Learn the 5 ways to protect it in this video.
Did you make a copyright registration application error? Watch this 3-minute video to learn one possible way to fix your mistake.
Discover the 4 steps to sending a DMCA Takedown Notice, one of the most cost-effective tools to dealing with online copycats.
Congrats! You’ve been approached to illustrate a book. But now you start to worry about copyrights. How do you keep them? How might you lose them? Learn the three ways you could lose them in this Ask Kiff episode.
Congrats! You submitted your copyright registration application to the U.S. Copyright Office. But…then you discover that it’s going to take 2-10 months for your certificate to arrive. Do you have to wait to sell your work until you have a certificate in hand? Learn how quickly you can start selling your work in this week’s […]
Your customer has just posted the perfect photo showing your product on her Instagram feed. Should you #regram it? Or ask permission first? If you want to use customer photos (or client photos) then you won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read […]
What can you do with licensed fabric? Is there a difference between what the legal protections are and what’s practical for your creative business? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Watch last week’s […]
If you create patterns or use them, you might be confused about the restriction at the bottom of the pattern that reads: For personal use only Are patterns protected by copyright? Can those restrictions hold up? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read […]
I can’t emphasize enough how important copyright registrations are when it comes to stopping copycats. Yeah, yeah you have a copyright from the moment you create your work. But bluntly, that fact means nothing when it comes to enforcing your copyright. When you try to enforce an unregistered copyright, you are walking into a fight […]
What is a website copyright notice? What does it mean? Does it protect my website? How do you create one? That’s exactly what we’re going to cover in this week’s episode of Ask Kiff. Watch the video | Read the show notes | Read the transcript Show notes Read this post to learn the value […]