Merlion also copyrighted.... lol
Have to disagree with the judge here.
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For stock you need the merlion's model release.Originally Posted by catchlights
A truly sad judgement passed by the court in England, let hope courts in the rest of the world take this kind of case with clear definition and enter judgment carefully with exceptional condition.
Now you must be copy smart not to do xerox copy of concepts. Yes there is very little that is 100% original. You need to be able "transformerize" to make it look different enough to look "new"
It is a changing world out there. We have to start concerning a studio in Singapore being sue by an oversea studio for copying ideals, and company/person involve being summon oversea for trial....
Luckily I'm not in this line of business, but I do hope bros doing photography for living to take due care in producing their product, which I believe they will.
Last edited by Vinnievinyl; 30th January 2012 at 01:45 PM.
Finally, there is always the smarter option of starting a communication before starting a legal war.