Copyright of photographs

June 5, 2012

  • 99 Copyrights and Intellectual Property
  • 99I Copyrights
  • 99I(A) Nature and Subject Matter
  • 99k3 Subjects of Copyright
  • 99k6 k. Pictorial, Graphic, and Sculptural Works.

99 Copyrights and Intellectual PropertyWhere a photographer so contrives the pose, costume, and expression of his subject as to produce an original and graceful effect, the picture is entitled to the benefit of the act providing for copyright of photographs.
Burrow-Giles Lithographic Co. v. Sarony, 4 S. Ct. 279 (1884)