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Copyright Law vs. Public Domain

2021-06-08T15:26:49+00:00April 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Public Domain: A term frequently used in the copyright parlance but never clearly defined. No wonder so many people struggle with its definition and usage. How to figure out if something is in the public domain? And what about image copyrights if that is the case? Let’s find the answer to these questions together. [...]

When Photography Copyright started – The Origins of Copyright

2020-12-23T13:48:31+00:00January 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Curious about the history of photography copyright law? Copyright is currently classified among the most basic rights which shall be granted to anyone creating art. But it was not always the case and a lot of photos simply...get stolen. Let's go on a short journey back to ancient times to [...]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Copyright Payments

2020-11-25T11:17:49+00:00December 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

If you run your own company, you may perceive client billing as one of the least favourite things to do. But what if you have someone who keeps an eye and fights for the money you deserve?  That’s what we are here for! Today we want to guide you through [...]

Bulgaria – Full of Sun and Copyright Infringement

2021-06-08T13:19:34+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 [...]

Do What You Love. How copyright protects your work?

2021-06-08T13:17:48+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 [...]

Protect your photography – 7 Steps

2020-12-23T10:04:39+00:00May 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The digital world was supposed to make our lives easier. Maybe that’s the case for most of us. But, there is a certain group of people who would not agree with that statement, right? And here I mean you, the artist, the photographer living in the era when image copyrights [...]

Copyright infringement on photos -‘I found it on Google’

2020-12-01T10:56:59+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?

2020-12-01T10:56:50+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

2021-06-04T12:49:53+00:00August 7th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Photography copyright in Europe: 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 [...]

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