Thursday, June 9, 2011

STOLEN: Photographer's Rights of Iconic Image

As a youth in the 80's, the Run DMC and Jam-Master Jay were all the rage. The beginning of mainsteam rap that ushered in all the rest.

Photo District News reported here on the news that the photographer has won his lawsuit against an infringer who made all manner of reproductions.

Carolyn Wright, over at provided some insights worth reading as well, here.

In short, protect your rights. Register your work. You never know when your work will be stolen, and having done the leg work necessary to protect yourself will give you all the tools necessary to protect your rights to the fullest extent of the law.

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