Chris Reed is a Los Angeles-based photographer and lawyer. He practices copyright law in the media and entertainment industries and is the author of Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images from Peachpit Press.
In this article, we’ll a type of insurance that you’ll want to think about as you build your art business – health insurance for artists.
Despite the unfortunate reality that image sharing on the Internet can lead to misappropriation of your work, there are some steps that can minimize the risks.
It has become a common refrain among lawyers who represent photographers and other artists that it is important to register your work with the U.S. Copyright Office. Although registration is not required for copyright protection, it is a prerequisite to bringing an infringement lawsuit, and timely registration (within three months of publication or before an
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Art forgery remains a rampant issue within the art market and recent cases serve as a reminder of the need for highly technological tools to combat the practice. […]
FreeVintagePosters.com incorrectly says offering free downloads of posters online is a practice protected by the DMCA. […]
The Bauhaus movement revolutionized architecture and design, but its founder may have committed copyright infringement to keep its legacy alive. […]