2019 Real Estate Broker - Copyright Liability Risk Areas
In this exciting episode of "Vondran Legal Hour," Attorney Steve® California copyright lawyer and former real estate broker discusses his Top 10 legal risk areas that brokers and agents need to be thinking about in order to avoid costly copyright infringement claims. There are many tpes of digital content that real estate brokers and agents deal with everyday such as:
1. Computer fonts
2. Aerial photos
3. Remodeling photos
4. MLS photos (previously existing)
5. Music and sound clips
6. Histroical video clips
7. Pictures and videos involving famous people and celebrities
8. Stock photos (which may require "editorial" uses)
9. Creative commons photos (often licensed for use with attribution)
10. Drone video clips
And others, but it is important to realize that your MUST MAKE SURE YOU DOCUMENT YOUR PURCHASES AND ENSURE YOU ARE USING CONTENT, INCLUDING SOFTWARE, WITHIN THE TERMS OF ANY LICENSE. If you don't, your company can get a letter demanding settlement be paid for photo infringement or other type of infringment.
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