Image Licensing Protections: An Introduction

Image Licensing Protections: An Introduction

  • Going Through a Divorce? 4 Tips to Keep the Battle Out of Custody Negotiations

    Divorces are rarely clean and easy. Add children to the mix, and divorces can get downright messy. This is particularly true when both parents want primary custody and both parents think they're doing what's best for the children. Unfortunately, messy divorces—and custody battles—usually end up hurting the children parents are trying to protect. If you're in the process of a divorce, and you're dealing with custody issues, you and your spouse need to work together to do what's best for your kids.

  • Don't Settle for Less: Personal Injury and Negotiating Your Way to Success

    If you have been injured in an automobile accident that was not your fault, you probably already know that the other guy's insurance company should foot the bill for your car repair or replacement, your medical bills, and more. The total compensation package available to accident victims is known as the "settlement," and the amount offered to you depends on some surprising factors. To learn more about what you can expect from a personal injury settlement, read on.

  • Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits? 3 Things To Remember If Your Application Is Denied

    If you have a permanent disability that precludes you from working, you need a way to provide for your own financial needs. That's where Social Security disability insurance comes. Social Security disability benefits are overseen by the Social Security Administration. If your disability is expected to last for at least one year, you need to apply for disability benefits. In most cases, your application will be denied the first time. Don't be discouraged.

  • Two Options For Dealing With A Court Judgment For A Debt

    When you default on a debt, it's not unusual for a creditor to sue for the amount owed. A court judgment lets the creditor take money from you via a bank or wage garnishment or by seizing other assets, so ignoring it is probably not a good option. If you were sued for a debt and lost, here are your options for dealing with the resulting judgment. Settle the Debt

  • Four Things Every New Trustee Should Know

    Being named as the trustee of a loved one's trust is a serious responsibility. If you've never had any exposure to something like this, you may not really understand what it means for you. Here are a few things you should know about fulfilling your role as trustee once you've been contacted by your loved one's attorney. You need a copy of the trust document. It's the paperwork that your loved one drafted as part of their estate plan.

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    Image Licensing Protections: An Introduction

    When you sell stock photography, there is always a risk that someone may use your image in a way that you didn't permit in the licensing agreement. When that happens, you need to protect your licensing rights. The best way to do that is to work with a copyright and licensing attorney. I've spent a lot of time researching fair use and licensing restrictions. I hope that the information here helps you to not only understand your rights as the creator but also to learn how to document and enforce those rights and seek legal resolutions when they are violated.