IPwars.com

Mainly intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under

The Corbys have copyrights

Various members of Schapelle Corby‘s family, like most other people who take photographs, do own copyright in the photographs they have taken and Allen & Unwin, which published 5 of their photographs in The Sins of the Father, has to pay damages for the unauthorised use of those copyrights. Buchanan J awarded: between $500 and $5,000 compensatory damages pursuant to s 115(2) for each photograph; and $45,000 by way of additional damages.. Read More

Embedding rights management information in photos

Are your clients posting their photographs on the web? If so, how are they making sure that their “rights management information” (or at least their attribution) stays with their photograph? Jonathan Bailey discusses some ways to embed the information in the photograph when it is taken at Plagiarism Today.