Can I Use A Public Domain Picture Of A Celebrity On My Website?

Can I Use A Public Domain Picture Of A Celebrity On My Website?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
A lot of people on the internet are starting to become familiar with copyright laws. They know, for example, that you are not supposed to save and use a picture from someone else’s website. Sure, theft of images online is pretty rampant. But honest business...
When Announcing an Award or Media Appearance Results In A Trademark Violation

When Announcing an Award or Media Appearance Results In A Trademark Violation

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Have you ever received an award for your business or landed a great media mention? When that happens, a smart publicity strategy is to announce the award or media and put an “As Seen On” claim on your website. But not so fast! Before you start pasting...