GETTY IMAGES FENDS OFF CMI CLAIM IN SOURCE CREDIT RELYING ON EQUITABLE ESTOPPEL

Getty Images successfully had a case against it dismissed by a federal judge in the Southern District of New York in which another image distributor, Zuma Press accused it of copyright infringement and of altering copyright management information by not including its information in the source credit of the digital content and sought substantial statutory […]

GETTY IMAGES FENDS OFF CMI CLAIM

GETTY IMAGES FENDS OFF CMI CLAIM IN SOURCE CREDIT RELYING ON EQUITABLE ESTOPPEL Zuma Press, Inc. V. Getty Images (US), Inc., No. 16 CIV. 6110, 17 CIV. 5832, 2018 WL 4830086 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 4, 2018) by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel Getty Images successfully had a case against it dismissed by a federal judge in the […]

West Coast Footage Meet-Up

ACSIL’s LA Meet-Up on Saturday October 20, 2018 (the day before the DMLA 2018 Conference) is a prime opportunity to present your footage collection to a motivated audience of footage buyers. With co-sponsor’s CLEAR and the IDA, this event is sure to attract the top audio-visual researchers and documentary filmmaker from the Los Angeles production […]

Getty’s Open Letter to U.S. Senators

  DMLA Member Getty Images has written an Open Letter to U.S. Senators regarding Google’s anti-competitive practice of image scraping.  This policy change on the part of Google was implemented in 2013 and greatly impacts anyone who displays images on the internet. Getty is asking for support from visual associations and image licensing companies, as well […]

BIG NEWS FROM GETTY: NEW CEO NAMED

Exciting news from Getty this morning as they announced their replacement for out-going CEO Jonathan Klein and it is Dawn Airey.  Airey was previously Senior Vice President of Yahoo!’s EMEA businesses, where she led the company’s operations in the region. Prior to that she held senior leadership positions at several major UK media companies, including Chairman […]

Jonathan Klein Steps Down, Moves to Chairman

‘For the past 20 years, Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Klein has led Getty Images as it pioneered every significant industry innovation, establishing the company as the pre-eminent business and brand in the market globally. Today, Getty Images announces plans to expand its footprint in the consumer space, as Jonathan Klein transitions into a new role […]

REMOVAL OF BING WIDGET SAVES MICROSOFT FROM PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel   Getty Images (US), Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., No. 14CV7114 DLC, 2014 WL 5285697 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 16, 2014) In late August Microsoft launched a test version of a new service called Bing Image Widget which allows website publishers to embed a panel on their website that displays images supplied by Microsoft’s Bing […]

Mother Image Receives Getty Grant

Getty Images recently announced the recipients of its 10th Annual Grants Programme. Since its inception in 2004, Getty Images has supported the photojournalism and photographic communities with $1.2M in financial grants, receiving thousands of entries throughout the decade tenure. In 2014 Getty Images received a total of 575 entries from photographers in 89 countries.  Getty Images, Senior […]