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Second only to an artwork’s aesthetic qualities, it is copyright law that drives a work’s value and integrity.

Copyright protects your creative expression, which can take on many forms.

To fully protect your work, register your copyright before infringement.

Learn if you should be considered an employee and receive important benefits.

What should be your first step when your artwork has been stolen?

A list of resources gathered by our illustrator and designer pros for our Ask a Pro webinar.

How can you tell if you as an artist have infringed someone else’s copyrights?

Reproducing an image for comprehensive sketches without permission is illegal.

This glossary simply explains what the clauses in your contracts mean.

Don’t assume that work done on-site by an independent contractor automatically belongs to the company.