Photo Attorney

Nov 9, 2007

Report: Three Great Legal Verdicts

1. As reported by PDN Pulse, Doug Menuez's general model release:

For valuable consideration, I hereby irrevocably consent to and authorize the use and reproduction by you, or anyone authorized by you, of any and all photographs taken by Doug Menuez/Reportage negative or positive, for any purpose whatsoever, without compensation to me. All negatives and positives, together with the prints shall constitute your property, solely and completely.

survived a challenge by the model.

2. A Seattle photographer was awarded $8,000 after his wrongful arrest for photographing police officers arresting another. HT:

3. As reported by the NPPA, Photographer Chris Usher will be awarded damages for Corbis Corporation's loss of 12,640 of his images.

Good Friday!