Practice Areas | Copyright

Our copyright team works closely with clients to ensure that their creative works and technical content are protected.


Our Capabilities
Young Basile has an experienced team of copyright practitioners who have helped hundreds of clients protect a variety of literary and artistic works, including music, books, film, visual art and architectural work as well as software and other technology through copyright.

Our copyright work includes:

Copyright Office Matters
We represent clients in preparing and filing applications to register copyrights with the US Copyright Office. We also advise clients in connection with administrative proceedings such as Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panels.

Information Age Issues
The proliferation of digital technology, including the Internet and e-commerce, has raised significant legal issues and challenges for owners and users of content and software. Our attorneys have been working with these cutting-edge issues since the advent of the Internet and have done ground-breaking work in this area. We offer our clients practical, sophisticated advice on:

  • Using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to protect content
  • Digital transmission of sound recordings
  • Fair use of copyrights in an online environment
  • Licensing content for distribution online
  • Linking, framing and metatags
  • Protecting databases in digital media


Young Basile provides aggressive but cost-effective litigation services for defending and enforcing copyrights and DMCA claims.

Our attorneys routinely handle software and content licensing.