What are derivative works under copyright in the United States?
Derivative works can include translations, musical arrangements,Â motion picture versions of literary material or plays, art reproductions,Â abridgments, and condensations of preexisting works. Another common typeÂ of derivative work is a â€œnew editionâ€ of a preexisting work in
SometimesÂ aÂ decision is made not to file a utility patent application. In such cases, a provisionalÂ application may be filed instead. Â ProvisionalÂ applications are frequently filed where the inventor has an inventionÂ that he wants to protect but the
In the United States you are not required to register your trademark to use it in commerce. Â But, you should strongly consider registering your trademark because obtaining a federal registration provides significant advantages. Among these
Today the United States Supreme Court issued their opinion in TC HEARTLAND LLC v. KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC. This case is very important because the United States Supreme Court clarified the venue in