Please refer to any of the following for copyright protection, information on intellectual property laws as it pertains to food bloggers as well as food blogger’s rights and code of ethics.
Copyright – protect your work by registering for a free copyright
DMCA – register your work with DMCA for free or go pro.
Bloggers Legal Guide – from the Electronic Frontier Foundation. This pages has tons of useful information regarding intellectual property, copyright, fair use, creative commons, linking, parodies, image use, DMCA, trademarks and more. I highly recommend every blogger take the time to read this page.
The Food Blog Code of Ethics – by Brooke Burton and Leah Greenstein. Please, just read it. We all work hard. You should too. I promise, it’s worth it when you do. Also, check out their Code of Ethics 2.0.
Recipe Copyright – by the U.S. Copyright Office. You’ll need to know whether Aunt Ethel’s or Grandma’s recipes are copyrighted.
Check out The Ultimate Guide to Copyright for all your Q & A’s