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Photographers in danger! 2 mln € are back in their pocket, the fight is not over.

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00May 25th, 2018|

This is only a small fraction of what companies have stolen from professional photographers. After the last month billing PhotoClaim has reported hitting the new milestone of 2.036.846,90€ regained for photographers from image thieves. However, the founder of the company Nico Trinkhaus says, this is just a small fraction of the money which has been stolen [...]

7 Steps to protect your photography

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00May 11th, 2018|

Unless you protect your photos, they will become worthless! Every time a photo is used without the photographer’s permission, a copyright infringement takes place. In many countries, this is even considered a criminal action. As a photographer, this is what you can do against it: By sacitarios 1. Find out [...]

Pixdetect is now RightsPilot

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00December 27th, 2017|

Dear Photographers, As you may have noticed in the most recent Latest Findings document, there has been an update regarding the documentation of the copyright infringements. Pixdetect UG has been renamed to RightsPilot UG. For this reason, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you that our cooperation partner in securing the evidence will be active in [...]

Cease and Desist Abmahnung by Filipp Bickel or Robert Fechner

2018-12-10T11:57:16+00:00November 16th, 2017|

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. PhotoClaim tracks the portfolios of photographers on the Internet. Unfortunately, it has become common practice for companies to [...]

Damages for copyright infringement according to MFM calculation

2018-12-10T11:57:18+00:00March 17th, 2016|

Rightfully, damages are due to the photographer for copyright infringements of his images. MFM tables in this case serve as valid and useful orientation for fair, market-based damages. In some cases these even apply beyond the German national border. At this point, we will examine the background, principles and specifics of MFM calculation. [...]

Photography Copyright in Europe

2018-12-10T11:57:18+00:00August 7th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Each country of the European Union has its own legislation system, and consequently its own copyright law. However, these systems are highly unified and the basic copyright laws are very similar in each member state. Therefore, in this article we will describe these similarities and name them EU copyright, in contrast, for example, to the copyright [...]