How does one secure a trademark for artist names, or names of music groups for musical recordings or videos? The general rule is that neither an author’s name nor a group or individual’s cannot be protected for books or musical recordings for a single work.
In the 1990’s, photographers often used Corbis‘ copyright registration program for their photographs. A valid copyright registration is required in order bring a legal action for infringement, and a registration prior to infringement is vital for purposes of obtaining statutory damages and attorneys fees. Without registration, the copyright owner is left to pay his or