How To Detect Copyright Infringement In California

Updated: Dec 28, 2021

An Intro To Copyright Infringement Claims In California


Originality and innovation are critical to a company's success. Not to mention the time, effort, and creativity required to develop new products, designs, or other advancements for your company.


That being stated, you don't want individuals to copy your ideas and benefit from them. So, in this article, we'll talk about California Copyright Laws and how you can protect your intellectual property.


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What Exactly Is Copyrighted Content?


A new product, design, or idea developed by an individual or company might be registered as copyrighted content.


The sole right to profit from the item belongs to whoever is registered as a copyright holder.


What Is Copyright Infringement and How Does It Happen?


In essence, copyright infringement happens when you use one or more of the exclusive rights of a copyright owner. As a result, you risk getting sued if you use someone else's work without their consent.


The copyright owner's exclusive rights are as follows:

  • Make many copies of their work.

  • Make derivatives of their original work.

  • Make more copies of the work.

  • Displaying copyrighted content.

  • Make copyright-protected content available for purchase (i.e., merchandise)

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