Posts Tagged: copyrighted images


A Complete Guide to Protecting Images from Photo Theft

One of the first and easiest steps any photographer can take in protecting images against photo theft is to lower the resolution and size of their photos …
By Marcus Schmitt
1 year ago 4

Getty Images Wins Summary Judgment in Copyright Case Over Press Photographs

This case stems back to a complaint filed by Zuma Press in August 2016, a few months after Getty displayed and offered thousands of images for commercial use …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 1

Image Rights: Valuable Intellectual Property

The cult of celebrity keeps creating more and more wealth. And concurrent with protecting that, 'Image Rights”'have been receiving a lot of publicity – as well as …

Copyright Preemption in the Smart Phone Society: The Ninth Circuit Clouds the Picture in T3Media

There is no question that smart phones have transformed the social and economic structure of society, and the integration of increasingly effective cameras has helped spark the …
By Lee Burgunder
3 years ago 1

The Risks of Using Images for Commercial Purposes

Businesses were recently given a harsh reminder about the effects of failing to obtain permissions when using photography for commercial purposes when a California woman sued Chipotle …
By Amanda G. Ciccatelli
3 years ago 0

I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little copyright too!

Last week, the 8th Circuit handed down a ruling saying that knickknack companies can’t use Warner Brothers’ copyrighted images on their merchandise even if they use …
By Beth Hutchens
9 years ago 1