So you are a teacher, a graphic designer, a developer, or any other type of content creator but you are not sure whether to share your content online because you are afraid it will get copied?
As the world's largest video-sharing platform, YouTube enables users to create, stream, and share their work. However, content owners may also find that their work is being used and shared via YouTube without their permission. While this raises important questions on copyright infringement, there’s also some benefits associated with these types of usage.
Red Points examines Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., 137 S. Ct. 1002 (2017), where the United States Supreme Court held cheerleading uniform designs to be copyrightable under 17 U.S. C. §102, and its implications for fashion copyright.
This article takes a look at the definitions for different intellectual property infringements that brands may be suffering from, and explains them in a way every brand can understand.