Using someone’s image or name

Last month I wrote about copyright law and legal liability which can arise from unauthorized use of copyright material.  Such material includes photographs and videos.  The copyright owner will usually be the person who took the still or moving images and anyone using the images without the owner’s consent can be liable to pay compensation…

Copyright and the Internet

Copyright law protects a person’s form of expression, whether by words, photographs, videos, music and in many other ways.  The creative skill and effort that goes into these types of works is valued by society and accorded legal protection from unauthorised use. The author of the material is generally the owner of the copyright in…