law

Freelance isn't Free

New NY Law Guarantees Freelancers Contracts and Timely Pay

The New York State Senate has passed S8369B, colloquially known as the "Freelance isn't Free" act, which guarantees that any freelancer hired by a company must be provided a written contract with a stated pay by date. If no date is provided, they must be paid within 30 days.

How Long Does Copyright Last?

Rights management is vital to photographers and other creatives who want to zealously protect the copyright of the images they capture. How long a person can legally prevent anyone from profiting from their intellectual property can be confusing, as the provisions of copyright have changed many times over the years.

How to Fight San Francisco’s Theft Epidemic

If you missed the explosive report by KGO-TV reporter Dan Noyes on the theft epidemic in San Francisco, I want to both share his stories and offer some common-sense solutions to a problem that’s gotten way out of hand.