WIPO’s Tips for Taking or Using Photographs of Copyrighted Works, Trademarks, and People

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patentscopyrighttrademarksdesigns, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.” The WIPO website provides great information, including a helpful article by Lien Verbauwhede on “Legal Pitfalls in Taking or Using Photographs of Copyright Material, Trademarks and People.” Check it out — it’s a great summary of legal issues for photographers.

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