What to Do If You’re Accused of Copyright Infringement

Being accused of copyright infringement can be incredibly upsetting, infuriating, and  terrifying. It can throw your intellectual property into question as well as your character.

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If someone believed that you have wrongfully used work without permission from the copyright owner, you may face legal action. This may include fines or, in particularly serious cases, a jail sentence.

But, don’t panic just yet. In the following article, we shall discuss the steps you should take if accused of copyright infringement in order to minimise the impact.

1.   Resist The Urge to Respond Immediately

After being accused of copyright infringement and potentially receiving a demand for a hefty fine, it’s natural to want to react as quickly as possible.…

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