Understanding the difference between idea and expression is crucial to ensuring your creative work has sufficient copyright protection.
Author - Chris Reed
Chris Reed is a Los Angeles-based photographer and lawyer. He practices copyright law in the media and entertainment industries and is the author of Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images from Peachpit Press.
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