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O-1 Questions: What Is Needed to Prove Contributions of Major Significance to Your Field?

If you want to qualify for an O-1 visa, you need to show that you are one of the best in your particular field. One of the ways to do this is to show that you have made major contributions to that field. These contributions must be original, and they can be scientific, scholarly, or business-related. How exactly do you prove these contributions? Typically, the best way to do this is to solicit testimonials and […]

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How Do You Obtain Permission to Use Someone Else’s Original Copyright Protected Materials?

Preparing copyright applications for clients can lead to tough questions, such as, “Does this book only contain your original work? Not original work from a third party?”   I always review the complete, submitted work that is the subject of a copyright application for photographs, artwork, quotes, or graphics. My goal is to identify if any were created by a third party and inserted in the client’s original work.  Sometimes I receive telephone calls from copyright […]

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