COPYRIGHT

Do What You Love and Protect Your Copyrights

2019-10-22T13:26:59+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Why do you take pictures? How often do you ask yourself what does photography really mean to you and why do you press the shutter button? With this article, we want to raise a little discussion but also remind you that no matter what photography means to you, you have [...]

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

2019-10-23T09:41:55+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 [...]

‘I found it on Google’ +10 image theft excuses

2019-10-23T10:00:26+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. [...]

Why Bruno Mars is being sued for copyright infringement?

2019-10-22T13:53:52+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 [...]

Photography Copyright in Europe

2019-10-23T09:58:01+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 [...]

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