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Must a creator have a physical Certificate of Registration to bring a lawsuit in federal court?
I found an article in an online newspaper that I want to share with my colleagues. Can I copy and paste the article into my company’s internal newsletter or upload it onto the company’s intranet?
Can I post or upload news articles from an online publication that I subscribe to onto my company’s intranet or network?
What are remedies can I get once I prove that another person infringed my copyright?
If I didn’t know that what I was doing violated the copyright law, isn’t that a good defense or could I still be found guilty of infringement?
I found something on the internet I want to use. Do I need permission?
Is it legal to upload and download copyrighted works to or from a peer-to-peer network?
If a photographer registers 500 unpublished images with individual titles, does each image receive individual statutory protection, or is the collection only eligible for one single statutory damage award?
The same scenario as above, but where they are 500 published images, taken within a one-year period, registered with the photography group registration option?
I received a notice saying that my internet connection was used to download infringing material but I didn’t know I was uploading copyrighted files?