Archive for May 2011

25 May, 2011 | Posted by: st

CLAIM TIME -- CW: “Have You Granted Your Client An Implied License?" - Many photographers, after they are asked to take photos for a client, deliver the images and wait to get paid. When the check doesn’t arrive, does the photographer have a copyright infringement or a breach or contract claim against the client? It depends. “ SOURCE: Carolyn E. Wright, Esq.

04 May, 2011 | Posted by: st

SENSITIVE USE OF A PHOTO -- Mother Claims Defamation Over Daughter’s Image on Billboard - The mother of a six-year-old New Jersey girl whose image appeared in controversial anti-abortion ads has sued the advertisers in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan for unauthorized commercial use of the girl’s likeness. The lawsuit calls the ads “offensive, defamatory, and racist.” SOURCE: DavidWalker