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by Helenoran462
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Postcard Copyright- Museum, or the Artist?
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Postcard Copyright- Museum, or the Artist?

Thanks for your help, Andy. :) It proved to be too complicated, so I've gone with a simpler option- an Edwardian postcard with a photo on it of a stage actress in costume. I did find this information on a similar postcard of around the same date, (same actress) saying it's believed to now be in the ...
by Helenoran462
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Postcard Copyright- Museum, or the Artist?
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Postcard Copyright- Museum, or the Artist?

Hello, Andy- I am hoping to include photo collages as illustrations in with the novel I'm working on. A vintage postcard I'd like to use was published in 1943 by the Museum of Natural History in Belgium. They printed a series of postcards of prints in their collection... birds, painted by Hubert Dub...
by Helenoran462
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Can I mention a drug by licensed name?
Replies: 1
Views: 858

Can I mention a drug by licensed name?

In my novel, one of my characters says she's taking Prozac (she isn't) as a way to cope with her tedious and much-hated office job. I'm probably being overly cautious, but pharmaceutical companies are very protective of their products and I'm not sure how Eli Lilly would be about me using the name o...
by Helenoran462
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Worried about Infringing Copyright with Photo Illustrations
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Thanks so much for all that information, Andy- it's very reassuring. Copyright law seems to be a bit of a minefield, (at least it is for me) and I've spent hours researching, but was still unsure if I was in the wrong or not. It's good to have clarification about the fabrics, especially- your help i...
by Helenoran462
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Copyright Infringement
Topic: Worried about Infringing Copyright with Photo Illustrations
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

Worried about Infringing Copyright with Photo Illustrations

Hello, and I'm very glad to have found this forum... I have become very confused about the laws covering this! I am currently involved in writing a novel, and I want to include black and white photos, taken by myself. These will be composite photos- a background, with other images layered on top usi...