COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Reinsdorf v Skechers and the tale of contractual provisions

2021-09-09T10:04:02+00:00September 9th, 2021|Tags: , |

Imagine a situation when you decide to use a specific photo in an advertisement. It was already licensed before and stored in your database. Once seen how it appears as a final product, you are not content and decide to modify it. Now, in such a case, who would be the owner of the final [...]

Famous Court Cases in history of Photography – copyright infringement or fair use?

2021-08-25T10:24:25+00:00August 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

©niroworld The very first photo was taken at the beginning of the 19th century. No one thought then how confusing and overwhelming can copyright be. Catching a given moment in a picture was considered something innovative, which allowed people to dream even bigger. However, with such a big innovation comes great [...]

How Photo Thieves Try to Get Away With It

2020-12-28T09:00:16+00:00October 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

’I found it on Google, so I can use it for free‘ – this reasoning comes back like a boomerang when chasing image theft. Sometimes, it might be due to ignorance, but it happens deliberately as well. The lack of copyright knowledge not only does not serve as an excuse for infringement of image copyrights [...]

My Biggest Copyright Win, a story by Jacob Roskam

2020-12-15T15:33:22+00:00August 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When one copyrighted photo is being used in countless publications without photographer’s consent… Jacob Roskam shares the story about the long way he went through to claim his image copyrights. He also talks about how he set up a cooperation with PhotoClaim to protect his photos.   ©Jacob Roskam [...]

What is Copyright Protection?

2021-06-08T15:30:21+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Do I have it? Do I deserve it? How do I obtain it? If such questions still cross your mind, you should have all of your doubts clarified once you read this short article about... Copyright protectionLet's put an end to copyrighted images being stolen together. ©stoatphoto What is Copyright Protection? Copyright [...]

What Does Abmahnung – Cease and Desist Letter From Marcin Zieliński Means?

2020-12-23T12:32:58+00:00March 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Did you find a Cease and Desist Letter from Marcin Zieliński in your mailbox? It might because you used some copyrighted images and infringed image copyright laws. How to make sure it is not a scam but a valid email? What to do next? We will provide you with an answer in the next paragraphs. [...]

What Makes Your Photos Prone to Getting Stolen

2020-12-28T09:40:19+00:00March 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

You are almost there! It seems that you are pretty close to getting your portfolio classified for our picture tracking. Your photos are already quite popular on the web but they are not on the top of image thieves picks, yet! Don’t worry, we have been here before. We’ve got a couple of questions for [...]

A Successful Strategy Against Copyright Infringement

2020-12-28T10:37:30+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When copyright infringement keeps you awake at night, a solid strategy against it is needed. Learn how to copyright an image. Protect your copyrighted images with us!  ©Canva Have the proof to prove your rights To start with, make sure you are always able to prove that the photo stolen online [...]

Do You Follow EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Photographer’s Permission for Republication Required

2020-12-28T10:54:50+00:00January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Are you up to date with the EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Today we share essential information for all the Internet users, content creators and photographers about image copyrights and rules on how to protect photos. ©Jirapong Manustrong IMPORTANT UPDATE ON EU COPYRIGHT JURISDICTION According to the European Court of Justice - EU [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Use Photos from Unsplash?

2021-06-08T13:21:02+00:00September 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |

You might think that Unsplash is just another stock images service. Everything looks pretty legit, images are put into categories. All you have to do is register for free. But there is one thing which remains unclear – the copyrights of the pictures you are going to use. Make sure you do not infringe image [...]

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