Public Domain Work – Should You Hire A Lawyer For Certification?

Whenever you want to use a public domain work in your business, you should consider getting the work certified by the copyright office. The next question, then, is whether you should hire a lawyer to do so.. There is a lot of ‘research’ work and copyright checks that you can carry out yourself (or pay someone to carry them out for you) without having to go through legal hassles. In the end, you will only need a lawyer if you violate the copyright law. Even then, there are certain grey areas where the law is not so clear, and your own interpretation might be at odds with the court’s interpretation, thus putting you in hot water. So take the situation case by case. If you are sued, you will definitely need a lawyer. Apart from…
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