Copyright Law



Copyright law is tricky. Whether you are a business owner, visual artist, musician, performer, writer, designer, software developer, or other creator, Smith Haughey’s insightful copyright attorneys can provide you sound advice about copyright law as it applies to your field and your particular situation.

Our attorneys possess the ability to register your copyrights with the U.S. Copyright Office, license your copyrighted works, and pursue or defend copyright infringement disputes on your behalf.

Our experienced copyright attorneys regularly counsel clients with respect to:

  • The creation and protection of copyright-able works
  • The use of copyrighted content
  • The fair use defense
  • How to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and the Communications Decency Act (CDA)
  • The national and international rights of copyright holders