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- Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:56 am
- Forum: Copyright Law
- Topic: Photo copyright 1945 - 1957
- Replies: 17
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Many thanks for your answer. I'm a bit confused and the reason is a reply you gave to my earlier query which was this: "However, in 1995 the UK was obliged to introduce changes to conform with European law. This increased the post mortem element to 70 years and it also had retrospective effect on an...
This is typical of what I was referring to: "Note: these images are provided for personal and private use only. All purchased images remain copyright of X You should not make your own additional copies and pass them on in any way". These are clearly not the work of X as they are photos taken more th...
Many thanks for that. I have noticed browsing your excellent forum that it would seem that any photograph taken before 1945 is out of copyright. Is that correct and would it apply if a photograph (pre-1945) has been published subsequent to that date?
I've noticed that some companies/individuals who sell photos/postcards claim copyright by the fact of owning the image, even though they did not create the image. I'm talking about images from the turn of the 19th/20th century. They then ask a licence fee for reproduction. Can they in fact do this? ...