Archive for category Legal Things

Watch Our Last B&H Event Space Presentation

Here are links, via Vimeo or Facebook, of our last B&H presentation “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Lawyer” It was mostly about lawyers for creative people. And if there are any questions, you can leave them here for us to answer. Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/698268146 Facebook: https://fb.watch/cOFOO2AKRn/    

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We’re At It Again May 4th 5:00-6:00pm ET

Another free B&H Event Place Q&A&Q session on May 4th at 5:00pm ET. Did we remember to say FREE!?? We’ll be going over whatever questions come in, but if they don’t, we’ll go over some lawyer issues.  Good and bad. What to look for hiring a lawyer, what to ask, what do lawyers look for […]

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It’s Never Too Late –  Copyright Registration of Older Photos

Photos taken decades ago, infringed say two years ago BUT never registered CAN be registered now and the creator, estate, widow/widower etc can sue and collect money damages and put an end to the infringing uses. NEVER assume that it is too late to do anything without first speaking with an experience Copyright litigator. By […]

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 Protecting Your Photo Business Name with a Federal Trademark Registration

If you have a photography business that uses your name or another word(s), phrase(s), design(s), and/or logo(s) to indicate that you are the source of the photographs, consider filing for a Federal Trademark Registration. This is your “brand” no different than, for example, a clothing designer’s name.  If you provide or intend to provide photography […]

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April 28th @ 5:00pm EST Free Zoom – Will be a good one!

We’re at it again on a free Zoom session. Should be an interesting hour as the two of us discuss recent court cases like Warhol Foundation vs Lynn Goldsmith, how MAD Magazine ties into this, legal considerations regarding NFTs, other topics, and as always, answering questions. Come join the fun this Wednesday, April 28th at […]

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A&Q&A March 10th at 5pm – Great Topics From The Headlines

We’re at it again, another B&H Event space Zoom (and on Facebook) this Wednesday, March 10th at 5pm. We’ll be covering the Jeff Sedlik vs Kat Von D tattoo lawsuit, the controversial Harvard slave images, cops playing music to thwart videos taken of them, and other issues torn from the headlines. And as always, questions […]

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At It Again With A&Q&A- Issues In The News

Looks like we’re on B&H’s Event Space Zoom/Facebook broadcasts every month. This month we’re going to cover some interesting topics and as always, taking questions. But you can always ask us questions here. Here’s the description and signup link for the January session: A&Q&A | Legal Issues in the News Photographer Jack Reznicki and IP […]

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View Our Latest Zoom

If you missed our B&H Zoom and for some strange reason you want to watch it (it does have a lot of good info and good questions from viewers), here’s the link. Looks like we may be doing this again next month and maybe repeated on a monthly basis. We’ll be announcing new dates on […]

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Copyright A&Q&A on Oct 14th

  Ed & I will be doing another A&Q&A (Answers, Questions, and Answers) at the B&H Event Space online. The B&H info page is https://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/eventDetails.jsp/id/3636 Or you can “Zoom in” at https://zoom.us/j/94706947382?pwd=YzFvZUF3azNUdVpWUUFNbXlCczQ3dz09with the passcode number 512709 Or, you can follow the live stream on Facebook as it happens in real time at@ www.facebook.com/bheventspace/ & livestream.com/bheventspace Come join the […]

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The Whole Magillah – Instagram’s Sub-License

There have been some issues lately that seems to get everyone’s drawers in a knot, above and beyond politics. For photographers it’s court cases that generate headlines, but don’t really tell the whole story. In some court cases the story changes 180 degrees and while the first iteration burns up social media sites, the second […]

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