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by janet81
Wed Feb 27, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: using recipes for commercial use.
Replies: 1
Views: 60916

using recipes for commercial use.

Hi! What is the copyright law, regarding using recipes for commercial use? I am puting together a cookery book which I hope to sell. I have included many public domain recipes from America, which are stated as being copyright free, but I have also included recipes from an up-to date British cookery ...
by janet81
Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Changing the authors name from a psudonym to my real name.
Replies: 1
Views: 5415

Changing the authors name from a psudonym to my real name.

Hi! I wrote a children's book a few years ago, but instead of using my own name on the book I used a 'pen name'. However, I did get an ISBN for the book. I would like to reprint this book and publish it via an on-line publisher and I was hoping to be able to make the following changes: 1) Use my own...
by janet81
Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: who holds the copyright when an 'out of print' book is repri
Replies: 1
Views: 6733

who holds the copyright when an 'out of print' book is repri

Hi! This question relates to a book which was out of print in the USA and the author had been dead for at least 70 years. In 2004 a publisher then reprints this book in the USA, as well as many other out of print books, and gives them an ISBN. Does this publisher now retain the copyright for these b...
by janet81
Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: reselling a copyright free item from America
Replies: 3
Views: 5114

re: reselling a copyright free item from America

Hi! I actually set down the question wrongly and I appologise for that. I was thinking about downloading copyright free material from the Project Gutenberg website, with the view to possibly printing the material in UK and selling it over the internet. I also considered selling an unprinted version ...
by janet81
Thu Jan 24, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: reselling a copyright free item from America
Replies: 3
Views: 5114

reselling a copyright free item from America

I am interested in buying some written material which is copyright free in America. I would then like to resell this written material over the internet, but I'm not sure how to check if I would be infringing copyright law outwith America.