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US Copyright Lawyers
Sanders Law Group

Can Protect Your Rights Against Copyright Violations
Copyright Lawyers

Sanders Law Group

Our practice is dedicated to protecting those whose copyrights have been violated and often lack the resources to protect themselves. We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we don’t get paid unless and until you get paid.

Your Rights Under Copyright Laws

Your Copyright Rights

As the creator of an original work, whether a photograph, illustration, song, text or other work, your copyright rights are created the moment you create your work.

Get Paid for Your Work

When your rights are violated by a publishing company – “or other businesses”, whether intentionally or negligently, you have rights. We work to ensure you are properly paid pursuant to federal copyright laws.

We Will Litigate Your Copyright Claim to Protect Your Rights

While most cases reach a settlement, license or other resolution, we are not afraid to litigate on your behalf. Big businesses know this, and should take your claim seriously.

Copyright Laws Protect Your Right to be Paid for Your Work

Here in the United States, creators of original works, such as photographers, artists, musicians, writers and more are entitled to copyright protection for their original work.

Many professionals, particularly photographers and videographers license their work to news outlets and other companies. When your work is illegally copied from that site and republished by another business, you have your rights.

We work with you and can assist you with the filing of a federal copyright application. If filed timely, this may entitle you to statutory damages.

We then pursue your claims and help achieve a favorable result for you, to get you paid for your hard work.

Let Our Copyright Attorneys Protect Your Rights

Our lawyers are passionate about protecting those whose copyrights have been violated. Whether a national television network, an online news outlet or other company, we fight for you.

We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we get a part of the recovery when we succeed. You do not pay by the hour for our services, which is how most firms handle these cases.

With our approach, the struggling photographer, videographer, writer, artist or other creator of copyright works can have the law on their side.

Why Choose Sanders Law Group

Trusted Copyright Legal Team

The attorneys at Sanders Law Group have extensive experience helping clients protect their copyrights. Our attorneys have represented thousands of clients on copyright matters, and may be able to help you.

Complete Copyright Legal Services

Our attorneys can offer comprehensive representation for your copyright needs. From filing copyright registrations to preparing licensing agreements, from settling disputes to full litigation, we can help.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Our legal team would be happy to discuss your unique situation and whether we can assist you in your legal matter. There is no cost for the initial consultation - call us today.

Protect Your Copyright

Frequently Asked Questions

A copyright is a protection granted by the law to protect the creator of original works of authorship.  Examples include paintings, photographs, writings and more.
Both published and unpublished works can have copyright protection.
No, copyright is for original works of authorship.  Trademark laws may be used to protect a brand name, and Patent laws may be used to protect inventions.
No, your rights attach the moment the work is created. However, filing a federal copyright registration can strengthen your ability to prove your claim to authorship, and can give you the right to claim statutory damages.
The creator of the original expression is the author of the work.  That creator owns the copyright, unless he or she assigns it to another party, such as a television or newspaper publisher.  If it is a “work made for hire” the employer or party hiring the creator is considered to be the author.
This is not required to protect your copyright.  However, many people choose to use it, reminding the public that the work is subject to copyright protection and enforcement.
In general, a copyright can protect original works including photographs, paintings, music, songs, writings and other creative works.  You should consult with a copyright attorney to determine if your particular work qualifies for copyright protection.
There is an application process to submit the copyright, along with materials and fees on the U.S. copyright website.  The process can be found here, the application is found here, and the fees are discussed here.

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