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Here Comes the ….Contract, Social Media and Ownership Case!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Artists, claims, Contracts, copyights, Copyrights, Life | 0 comments

This week the Internet went abuzz – A Bride and Groom have to pay their Wedding Photographer $1.08 million dollars?!?  WHAT?  How can that be?  The condensed version – it appears as if Andrea Polito and Andrea Polito Photography, Inc. was hired by Neely and Andrew Moldovan to photograph their wedding.  A contract was signed between the parties.  When the Moldovan’s chose their proofs to create their wedding album an additional charge was due Ms. Polito per the signed...

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BE FEARLESS!

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Artists, Life | 0 comments

BE FEARLESS! The Bull and the Girl – A Case for Collage and Derivative Works!   Christopher Penler / Shutterstock.com The world was abuzz on International Women’s Day in March 2017 when Kristen Visbal’s fifty inch, two-hundred-and-fifty-pound Fearless Girl stared down Arturo Di Modica’s eleven feet, seven thousand one-hundred-pound Charging Bull in Manhattan in the Wall Street District.  The little girl, with her hands on her hips, seemed to signal to the world and specifically Wall Street...

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Don’t Be Fooled In April!

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in advocacy, art, Artists, computers, copyright, Copyrights, ideas, Life, protection, safety | 0 comments

April is always that time of year that starts out with pranks and hopefully ends with beautiful weather here in the US.  April is also a perfect time between the excitement of the Holidays and the bustle of Summer to look at your business. When I first started practicing law and setting up businesses I would always include a calendar of events and meeting minutes but tried to come up with some unique way to get businesses to REMEMBER that each year maintenance (both physical and paper) needed...

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2017 – The Year for Copyright Registrations

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in art, Artists, blog, copyights, copyright, copyright office, copyright reform, copyright registration, Copyrights | 0 comments

NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS…STILL GOING STRONG?! Create Your Own Copyright Registration Program – It’s Not Too Late!   2017 is the Year of US Copyright Registrations! Has the sun gone down on your New Year Resolutions?  Every year in the middle of December our firm receives calls from our clients PROMISING that this upcoming year is the one that they will finally embrace and keep up to date on their copyright registrations with the US Copyright Office.  Then, every year, about June or July our firm...

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