The Professional Photographer's Legal Handbook

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Allworth Press, 2007 - Photography - 249 pages
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Want to make a living in photography? Anyone who does needs this indispensable guide to licensing picture rights. In this accessible and entertaining book, expert Nancy E. Wolff explains copyright, trademark, contracts, and privacy. Real-world examples of cases, laws, and news items torn from today’s headlines illustrate the most urgent legal situations faced by photographers: requirements, limits, and enforcement of copyright and trademark; fair use and public domain; first amendment considerations; the law of privacy and publicity; and many more issues. Detailed information on drafting contracts and licensing agreements is included. The imprimatur of the Picture Archive Council of America assures readers that the information is comprehensive and up to the minute. The Professional Photographer’s Legal Handbook is an essential tool for everyone who works in photography—and everyone who wants to.

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About the author (2007)

Nancy E. Wolff, a practicing lawyer for more than twenty years, is a member of the entertainment law firm Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams, and Shepherd, where she specializes in intellectual property and new media law. A former trustee of the Copyright Society of USA, she lives in New York City.

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