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Leonard Marquez

is a partner at Oakland, Calif., law firm Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP. He focuses his practice on commercial landlord-tenant law, general civil litigation and intellectual property.

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Using ‘Borrowed’ Images in Your Blog

An engaging image, be it a photograph or other graphic, can capture the reader’s attention and drive interest in an online post. Bloggers, especially, are well aware of the attention grabbing benefits of a great photograph or graphic. In striving to find just the right image, one may well not think twice about the apparent harmless use of a graphic poached from some obscure corner of the internet. Doing so, however, implicates a wide range of intellectual property rights governing the use of images.