Video Interview: Copyright Registration & Infringement Information – by Lauren Margolis, PhotoShelter

Lauren Margolis is part of the marketing team at PhotoShelter. She’s always on the lookout for striking photography and interesting people to feature on the blog.

“It’s ideal to register your images before infringement – register them right away after you’ve taken them.” – Carolyn E. Wright, aka The Photo Attorney

The steps to registering your copyright can seen daunting, but the truth is that it doesn’t have to be. You can get detailed information on U.S. copyright law and how to avoid infringement in this hour-long video recording of our webinar, Your Photo’s Copyright Has Been Infringed: Now What?

If you can’t see the video above, please click here.

Carolyn also says, ”If you put an image out on the Internet these days, then it’s safe to assume that it’s considered ‘published’” – and thus subject to possible copyright infringement. So what to do if you think you’ve been infringed? Carolyn shared the following “decision tree” to help photographers better understand the implications of pursuing legal action.

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