September 19, 1996 / Fall 1996 / Law/Ethics

Copyright Infringement

Written by Idea File Staff

bugs This is an officially licensed image of Warner Bros. Studios. Using this image in your book without acquiring the proper permission would be copyright infringement.
bugsnew This image, although not an exact copy of the Warner Bros. version, is still close enough to the original to cause confusion. Its use would probably be considered copyright infringement.
bugsnot This image, which is dissimilar enough not to be mistaken for Bugs Bunny, would be safe to use in your yearbook without contacting Warner Bros. for permission.
Idea File Staff

Idea File Staff reports are posts compiled by the Walsworth Yearbooks Marketing Department, covering a wide range of yearbook topics.