Bulgaria – the Land Full of Sun and Copyright Infringement

2018-12-10T11:57:14+00:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Holiday destination. A place which most people usually associate with sandy beaches and the Black Sea. Why link it with copyright infringements? Find the answer in the next couple of paragraphs. sdecoret For landscape photographers, Bulgaria used to be a spot where most would usually aim to [...]

ABMAHNUNG aka Cease and Desist Letter, Friendly Tool or a Dangerous Warning?

2018-12-10T11:57:14+00:00October 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Receiving a letter usually comes as a positive surprise. After all, who writes letters in the 21st century? Attorneys, busy with tracking employment and copyright law violations, still do (although, nowadays, they usually send those via e-mails)! And it is their correspondence which recently raised a lot of controversies among businessmen, private individuals but most [...]

‘I found it on Google’ +10 other excuses used by photo infringers.

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00January 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

So here is a scenario: your photo was stolen and you want to do something about it. Let's assume that you send a message to photo infringers with a request to remove it from their website – most probably they won't even respond. But if they do – brace yourselves.  You wouldn’t believe the logic [...]

Why Bruno Mars is being sued for copyright infringement?

2018-12-10T11:57:15+00:00December 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Photographer Catherine McGann filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Bruno Mars and his record label, Warner Music, after the singer posted a childhood photo of himself on Instagram and other social media platforms. Photo by Gallks Over 1,2 milion That is how many times the photo has been [...]

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 [...]