So What About Those Farm Pictures? The Legal Side of Farm Photography

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I wrote an article recently on the legal side of farm photography, which can be accessed from my JD Supra page here.  The article gives a brief overview of the law of photography and the need for a model release and/or property release in some circumstances.  Happy reading!

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Ask Cari: Can I Copyright that Recipe?

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Dear Cari,  I am writing a cookbook and developing some of my own recipes.  Do I have copyright protection with my recipes? Ann. M.  Dear Ann: To answer your question, one must first look at what can be copyrighted.  Under the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 102, copyright applies only to “original works of authorship fixed in any tangible …

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Happy Belated Labor Day

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I hope all of my readers had a wonderful Labor Day.  I had a great time at the New York State Fair over the weekend with my father.  You can find several of the pictures that I took during the open beef show on my Twitter page (@CariRincker). I always gain a newfound passion for the food industry every time …

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Saturday Links

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It’s been a busy week.  I have been catching up on my blog feed before heading to the gym.   This is what I found: This month’s Pennsylvania State Agriculture Law Brief has updates on the G-20 Action Plan, Hydraulic Fracturing, and the White House Rural Council. I excitedly received a Google+ invite this week from a respected family law …

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