Re: Re: Re: Displaying Artwork
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on September 18, 2003 at 20:16:13:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Displaying Artwork posted by Nathan on September 17, 2003 at 22:11:51:
: : : Ok, this is a little complex.
: : : Artist 1: Paints various art pieces.
: : : Artist 2: Takes pieces, arranges them in an original manner, changing size and coloring.
: : : Artist 1: Edits artist 2's work. Then pays artist 2 for work. (no written contract)
: : : Is it ok for artist 2 to display the artwork he did in his portfolio?
: : : Thanks for your help!
: : : -Nathan
: : Dear Nathan,
: : Do the works have proper copyright notices on them and are the copyrights registered?
: : M. Arthur Auslander
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: Dear Arthur,
: The works have Artist 1's signature on them and they are not registered.
: Thanks for your help.
Copyrights are good for live plus 70. The can be registered any time. If there is no proper copyright notice actual notice has to be given.
M. Arthur Auslander
Auslander & Thomas-Intellectual Property Law Since 1909
3008 Johnson Ave., New York, NY 10463
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