RE: homemade inkjet printer head

From: Bathsheba Grossman (
Date: Sat Jun 08 2002 - 01:46:01 EEST

On 7 Jun 2002, Brock Hinzmann wrote:
> Bathsheba Grossman wrote:
> >On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Blasch, Larry wrote:
> >> If a photographer can copyright the photo he created, can a
> "stereolithographer" copyright the SLA part he created?
> >
> >I hope so, otherwise I've wasted a bundle on copyright fees. As I
> understand it, what I'm copyrighting is the design-for-prototyped-sculpture,
> not the act of replication itself. As the copyright for a
> >photograph belongs to the person who exposes the film, rather than the
> one who develops the print.
> Does the person you take a picture of or the person who owns an object or
> animal or place that you take the picture of have any rights?

Not, as I understand it, if there's a reasonable expectation of public
exposure, and if you don't use the photo to represent the subject
falsely and offensively.

Bathsheba Grossman                                         (831) 429-8224
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