The Law (in Plain English) for Photographers

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Allworth Press, 2010 - Law - 215 pages
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This comprehensive guide for aspiring and professional photographers covers all of their legal and business concerns, providing answers to questions that can mean the difference between success and ruin.The Law (in Plain English) for Photographersis an invaluable resource that encompasses a wide range of issues from trademarks and censorship to insurance and agents. Readers will find information on:

--censorship and obscenity
--the rights of privacy and publicity
--organizing as a business
--tax deductions for the home office
--relevant court cases
--photography organizations
--releases, contracts, and other forms

The revisions for this third edition also cover key digital issues, such as the Copyright Office's new online registration process; post-9/11 rules for shooting in "sensitive" environments; and updates to right of privacy laws. Not only can this book save thousands in attorney's fees, it also explains how to find good legal assistance when necessary.

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User Review  - Joan Pedzich - Book Verdict

Intellectual property attorneys DuBoff and King have designed this comprehensive guide to answer the business and legal questions of professional photographers. The book lives up to its plain English ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Leonard D. DuBoff is a business lawyer in Portland, Oregon, specializing in intellectual property and corporate law. He is one of the world's leading authorities on art law. He has pioneered the field, written extensively on the subject, and lectured all over the world. His two-volume text entitled The Desk Book of Art Law is considered the most authoritative and important book on the subject. It is frequently referred to by judges, lawyers, legal commentators, and others who are interested in finding out about this important field of law, and it has also been adopted by several law schools as the basis for their courses on art law. He has authored numerous other books including Art Law in a Nutshell, The Book Publisher's Legal Guide, and a (Law in Plain English) series, which includes books for small businesses, writers, photographers, craftspeople, high-tech entrepreneurs and gallery owners. He is also the author of three encyclopedias, one for fine artists, one for the performing arts, and one for craftspeople.

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