Q: I am a photographer. Is it legal for me to sell prints of my original photos with others quotes written on them?
A: You need to obtain authority to use any copyrighted material even if you are just including it as a component of an original work. Many works are not copyrighted so with a little bit of research you should be able to determine what is or isn't protected and what you need to do in order to obtain a license to use it as part of your works. The foregoing answer is provided by Douglas J Shumway, Esq.: (801) 478-8080. The answer provided is not intended to form an attorney client relationship and should not be construed as legal advice. Mr. Shumway is licensed only in Utah. Mr. Shumway's law firm has offices in Salt Lake City, San Antonio and Las Vegas.
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