Social Media Copyright Registration: Don’t Get Burned

February 21, 2018

By Conor Risch

If you don’t properly register your copyright for an image that you publish to Facebook, Instagram or another social media platform, you may be limiting your ability to collect damages from someone who steals your photograph. Why? According to U.S. copyright law, photographers have three months from an image’s first date of publication to register the copyright. If a photographer...

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