Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

We have written about the process of denaming and renaming schools and other institutions, public and private, as well as public spaces, both to erase associations with persons whose reputations have increasingly come into disfavor and to eliminate terms now considered derogatory. As we approach the fall holiday (October 10, 2022) that has been known as Columbus […]

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Copyright and Photography: Exceptions and Special Cases

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Charlotte Cuccia

This is the third Insight in a series addressing how photographers can exploit and protect their rights. Read the first post here and the second post here. Previously, we have discussed high-profile, ongoing copyright cases that photographers should be aware of as well as best practices that can help protect photographers against infringement. Here, we […]

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Resale Rights for Artists: New Developments

Canada may soon join France, the UK and more than 90 other countries in implementing a system of resale royalties for artists. Under the droit de suite (literally, “right to follow”), artists in those countries have a legal right to recoup a percentage of resales of their works. The droit de suite has never been […]

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Copyright and Photography: A Practical Primer

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Charlotte Cuccia

This is the second Insight in a series addressing how photographers can exploit and protect their rights. Read the first post here. We have previously discussed several recent high-profile copyright disputes that are important for photographers to follow, particularly those which highlight the blurred line between transformative and derivative works. Here, we will discuss best […]

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