Webpublishing, Licensing Agreements For Intellectual Property Used On The Site

The Internet allows anyone with access to a webserver to become a publisher and to design a website. Webpublishers should be concerned that even though they are providing information to users, they may still be legally liable under trademark and copyright laws. Websites have come under fire for publishers using others’ copyrighted works even though they may not be gaining financial benefits from posting this information.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What are practical measures to take with gaining permission to their webpublishers?
Is the fair defense available for using copyrighted information on a webposting?
What are some ways that liability can be limited?

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