Copyright

Are you protecting your work adequately? Do you need to find out where you stand with a client? Find out all you need to know about copyright.

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Copyright Amendment Bill for Photographers

Copyright Amendment Bill for Photographers

Geof Kirby's presentation at SAFREA has been split over two movies, namely: General background on copyright; and the South African government's proposed new legislation. Click on the links to view the individual movies or the presentation online. Geof's Powerpoint...

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E.TV lose in copyright case

E.TV lose in copyright case

Judgement was handed down by the Cape Town small claims court in the case of Steve Kretzmann vs. E.TV News, in 2011. Judgement was in Kretzmann's favour, a small victory for freelancers besieged with copyright infringements. The complete documentation, including his...

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Copyright Explained

Copyright Explained

Legislation governing copyright ownership in South Africa is contained in the Copyright Act 1978 with subsequent amendments and is quite clear on the initial ownership of copyright. Non-Commissioned Work Any freelancer producing non-commissioned work owns the initial...

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