Copyright Registration By Jack Reznicki

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Commercial photographer Jack Reznicki and attorney Ed Greenberg discuss the process and benefits of copyright registration

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Even though copyright is active the moment you create any work, it is virtually worthless until you register it
Jack and Ed share an example of how registering images can be beneficial
Going over exactly what your copyrights are as a photographer
Photographers have the right to control where their images are used
What rights do photographers receive with registration
Further rights include having your lawyer fees covered and getting leverage
Jack snaps a photo and begins preparing his image for registration
Walking through the process step by step
Visiting the copyright government website and exploring the interface
Following the three steps of registering a new claim
Limitation of claim, rights and permissions info, correspondent info, etc.
Certifying that you are the legitimate copyright holder
Finishing up the payment info and electronic deposit screens
Finishing things up and debunking a popular myth about copyright
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Meet your instructor

Jack Reznicki

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Jack Reznicki is a commercial photographer specializing in people and children based in New York City. His creative problem solving has helped promote products and services for many companies such as Tylenol, The Wall Street Journal, Hyatt, Toys "R" Us, Kodak, Reader's Digest, Crest, AT&T, Playtex, and several Time Magazine covers. ...


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  1. Profile photo of wayne rivett wayne rivett

    Great course and straight to the point. —- Yes, please post my feedback

  2. Profile photo of javierrebelde javierrebelde


    This course is very good but I will like to know IF digital signatures are good or signatures on ipad. —- Yes, please post my feedback

  3. Profile photo of Jared Pierson Jared Pierson

    Must SEE!!! Has saved me much headache! —- Yes, please post my feedback

  4. Profile photo of mrhoni mrhoni

    I missed if there was an explanation of what to do when its only the photographer and client – who is the witness?

  5. Profile photo of rockyd1 rockyd1

    Great! I downloaded the files for now, but would like to see something specific for Canadians. Thanks for the video. Really good information! —- Yes, please post my feedback