Copyright law and photography - Knowledge Base

This section covers the broad topic of international copyright law for photography. If you are a photographer whose photos were stolen, or you want to secure the rights to your photography for the future, the articles below might give you a hint about what to do next.
1611, 2017

Cease and Desist Abmahnung by Filipp Bickel or Robert Fechner

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: knowledge base|0 Comments

Have you received a so-called “cease and desist” order (“Abmahnung”) by someone who claims to cooperate with PhotoClaim? If so, we can help you verify whether it is a legitimate claim or a scam. [...]

1010, 2017

Differences and similarities in copyright law in the US and the EU countries – part 2

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: knowledge base|0 Comments

Go to part 1 There is no international copyright law that protects the artwork worldwide. Fortunately, the Berne Convention, its principles, standards and rules became a framework for copyright law. Countries are obliged to meet [...]

1010, 2017

Differences and similarities in copyright law in the US and the EU countries – part 1

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: knowledge base|0 Comments

We are living in digital era. When a photo is published, it may be immediately seen all over the world. The easier it gets to steal a photograph, the more we should try to protect [...]

1109, 2017

Is your photography a work protected by copyright?

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: knowledge base|0 Comments

After 180 years of discussion, ever since Louis Daguerre –  the founding father of photography, has taken a shot of ‘Boulevard du Temple, Paris, 8 in the morning’ hardly anybody asked this question again: can [...]