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Difference between assigning and licensing a photograph

When you assign your rights in a photograph for a valuable consideration (fee), that is a complete transfer where you do not retain any rights. On the other hand, when you license somebody to use your photograph, that is merely a permission to use your photograph in certain ways, for a certain period, within certain…

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Commercial Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights have been given protection by nations due to the commercial value they have not only for their owner but also for the nation. An economy strengthens on the basis of two important components pertaining to Intellectual Property Rights, they are the Intellectual Property (hereinafter ‘IP’) vesting in the nationals of a country…