TITLE

Know your (copy)rights

AUTHOR(S)
LEE, DANIELLE
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Accounting Today;May2013, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how accounting firms can protect their content from copyright violation. Kimberly Grimsley of law firm Bowie & Jensen and Richard Keyt of KeytLaw agree that accounting firms must determine their copyright options. Professionals are also advised to determine what rights the owner has if a person infringes on their work. This includes copyright registration, which empowers the owner to sue for statutory damages of up to 150,000 dollars per copyright infringement.
ACCESSION #
87632684

 

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