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May 6, 2015

Today's Guests: Ed Greenberg, intellectual property attorney, Jack Reznicki, photographer, co-authors, The Copyright Zone: A Legal Guide for Photographers and Artists in the Digital Age

 

Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jack Reznicki and Ed Greenberg by clicking on the video player above! 

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of impoverished artists and photographers who think copyrighting their work is a waste of time and money… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!

The Copyright Zone by Ed Greenberg and Jack Reznicki, Mr. Media Interviews

 

Order 'The Copyright Zone' by Ed Greenberg and Jack Reznicki, available from Amazon.com by clicking on the book cover above!

As a writer and podcast host, I’m a strong believer in protecting my intellectual property rights and exploiting them for every penny that they are worth. That’s how I make my living, quite frankly. And in my line of work, I am always in situations where I am collaborating with artists and photographers. Unfortunately, many of them over the years have treated the rights to their work as a burden rather a potential source of endless income.

ED GREENBERG podcast excerpt: "It's tribal knowledge. Photographers have a tendency to ask other photographers for legal advice. Which is illogical. They don't ask photographers for dental advice. If they need a podiatrist, they don't ask for a photographer to do podiatry work. But when it comes to the law, unlike plumbers, carpenters and any other artisans, they call other photographers for legal advice. Most of the legal advice on the web, their sole qualification is that they own a keyboard. The photographers take that advice and gamble their business and family fortune."
Ed Greenberg and Jack Reznicki, co-authors, The Copyright Zone, Mr. Media Interviews
Ed Greenberg and Jack Reznicki, co-authors, The Copyright Zone

The way I see it, once I create a work – whether it is a book, a magazine article, or even a podcast – I expect it to be an earner for the rest of my life. A little here, a little there, and pretty soon it all adds up. And that’s the reason why I thought it would be interesting and educational to invite attorney Ed Greenberg and commercial photographer Jack Reznicki to come on the show and talk about the finer points found in their new book, The Copyright Zone: A Legal Guide for Photographers and Artists in the Digital Age. If you are an artist or a photographer, or know someone who is, this is going to be a very interesting show.

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