Archive for December 2010

29 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY LEGAL QUESTIONS ANSWERED -- A workshop that will address legal issues concerning the use and sale of photographic images, including ownership, reproduction, copyright, manipulation, model and property releases. February 23, 2011 07:00 PM - 08:30 PMLocation San Francisco, CA -- Location TBA. http://www.calawyersforthearts.org/calendar?eventId=249985&EventViewMode=EventDetails

22 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



CONTEST ABOUT FACE -- UK Government makes photography copyright U-turn
The British Office for National Statistics (ONS) has withdrawn a controversial photo contest rule that meant photographers entering its photography competition were required to hand over all copyright. SOURCE: Chris Cheesman http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/UK_Government_makes_photography_copyright_Uturn_news_304386.html



08 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



FORMS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS -- Now Available The right form can make or break your business. While hiring an attorney to create a customized contract or release for your specific needs is best, it can be expensive. But now you can get customizable contracts and release forms in Microsoft Word created by the Photo Attorney specifically for photographers. http://www.photoattorney.com/?p=1777

01 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



THE FINE PRINT, AGAIN -- Carolyn Wright, esq. : Dont Get Fooled New License to Cover for Old Infringements - As a follow up to the news about the copyright infringements by a textbook publisher, Michael Beasley of Picade has some good advice: If you receive any communications from any existing client seeking to extend or renew licensing for any previously licensed or any newly licensed work, be careful about signing any paperwork without carefully reading all the clauses. SOURCE: Michael Beasley http://www.photoattorney.com/?p=1746

SOUND FAMILIAR? UK Orphan Works Are Back - After a week of rumor, confusion, and some behind the scenes rancor, it remains unclear who or what has inspired the new proposals. But one thing is clear: Orphan Works are now back on the UK agenda, courtesy of the British Copyright Council. http://www.jeremynicholl.com/blog/2010/11/22/look-familiar-uk-orphan-works-are-back/