10 Tips For When Your Copyright Has Been Violated

Jeremy Nicholl has posted a list of ten things you should do to combat copyright infringers – and there’s some really good advice in there.

Several of them we all probably know, but there’s one you need to make sure you’re doing and that’s setting up a Google Alert for your own name. I have a couple set up that search for a few terms that might be used in association with my images and it’s helped spot usages a couple of times, both legal and illegal.

His eighth and ninth tips are new to me – the idea of looking at everything else on an infringer’s site to see if they are habitual thieves is a great idea.

Mark E. Johnson

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