Re: copyright of graphics
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Posted by M Arthur Auslander on February 08, 2002 at 22:12:11:
In Reply to: copyright of graphics posted by John on February 08, 2002 at 08:10:42:
: I hired as an outside contractor to sing in a cover band part time. My real career is graphics and photography. While I was in there employ, I designed a logo, not really for them sort of just a drawing, and they liked it and decided to put it on their website and use it for promo mailers. I was not hired to do corporate identity or logo design by them. I had since left the band on good terms until I charged them for usage on their site after I had asked them to remove my artwork. They later had another firm trace my design digitally so they would have an image large enough to print up thousands of posters and a banner with my logo huge on them. I have no credit or compensation for the licensing to do this. Do you think I am protected by the laws of copyright or intellectual property for this. Can I get compensation foir my time and effort put into the artwork?
Without taking professional responsibility nor doing research, I think you have them by the tail.
M. Arthur Auslander
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