Remembering Helen Levitt: “New York’s Visual Poet Laureate”

When I saw that this year’s World IP Day/Week celebrates the contributions of women, the first thought that came to mind was a memory of […]

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Ninth Circuit Ends “Monkey Selfie” Boondoggle

If for no reason other than the fact that I’m out of monkey jokes, I’m pleased to announce that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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Digital-Age Copyright:  Photographs and the News

You might think that among the most straightforward relationships between a user and a creator of a copyrighted work would be that of a news […]

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Getting away with infringement doesn’t mean it’s cool.

Photo by Max Dubler. Used by permission. Last week, while I was writing my last post about photographer David Slater, a story on PetaPixel was […]

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“Monkey selfie” photographer reportedly broke. And for what?

Photo sources by mrbrainous & artush This is a story about how people with self-righteous and futile agendas end up harming creators for absolutely no reason—and even […]

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