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by spacecadet
Wed Apr 13, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Ownership and Permission
Topic: basic copyright
Replies: 3
Views: 1578

Re: basic copyright

Would a photographer's input be useful? I think you are safe till after the war. I certainly wouldn't use an image first published in the UK after 1956 without permission. In other words, I would rely on the 1911 Act, with a 50-year term from publication, rather than the death of the photographer, a...
by spacecadet
Tue Apr 05, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright infringement via Permission Machine, acting on behalf of Alamy
Replies: 66
Views: 8814

Re: Copyright infringement via Permission Machine, acting on behalf of Alamy

In brief, settle. You have no defence to the infringement and, if you didn't credit the photographer, the infringement extends to moral rights as well- as I said I've had settlements on that alone. Flagrancy in your case is debatable. It seems to require deviousness or some other dishonesty- in the ...
by spacecadet
Fri Apr 01, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Copyright infringement via Permission Machine, acting on behalf of Alamy
Replies: 66
Views: 8814

Re: Copyright infringement via Permission Machine, acting on behalf of Alamy

Have to say that going to IPEC just to negotiate fees downwards seems to me a poor choice and rather risky- IPEC has made some pretty impressive awards in recent years, usually in line with the rights holder's claim. See http://www.epuk.org/news/aerial-photographer-s-damages-claim-achieves-record-he...