DMLA 2017 Conference is Another Big Success

I’ve just returned home from New York and I’m feeling so grateful for your participation in this year’s DMLA Annual Conference.  Our attendance was greater than last years and I trust that you were happy to be back in Manhattan! The conference survey has been distributed and I hope you take the time to give […]

Sonia Wasco: Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2015

In the last of our series of last year’s award winners, we look into the dedication of our member, Sonia Wasco, Past President, and still an active volunteer for DMLA.  She was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement award last year and it was more than well deserved!  Most president’s serve their term and a year […]

COURT UPHOLD GRANT HEILMAN’S JURY AWARD FOR UNLICENSED PHOTO USAGE

by Nancy Wolff,  DMLA Counsel  The Third Circuit, in Grant Heilman Photography, Inc. v. McGraw Educ. Holdings, LLC, 2015 WL 1279502 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 20, 2015), upheld the jury’s verdict that McGraw-Hill had not proven that Grant Heilman Photography, Inc. (“GHP”), was on notice as to McGraw-Hill’s unlicensed use of GHP’s photographs in its textbook […]

GRANT HEILMAN AND PANORAMIC IMAGES• AWARDED DAMAGES FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS AGAINST TEXTBOOK PUBLISHERS

In two recent jury trials, both Grant Heilman Photography Inc. (Grant Heilman) and Panoramic Images were awarded copyright damages against textbook publishers resulting from the publication of images outside of the scope of the license terms. Grant Heilman brought a copyright infringement action in Federal Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the McGraw-Hill Companies. This […]

Grant Heilman Copyright Claims against MCGraw Hill May Proceed Subject to Further Evidence

 by Nancy Wolff, PACA Counsel Grant Heilman Photography, Inc. v. McGraw-Hill Company Prior to a trial over 2395 alleged instances of copyright infringement against text book publisher McGraw Hill Company, Grant Heilman Photography (GHP) brought a motion for partial summary judgment for copyright infringement on 57 of the images and to seek dismissal of a […]

Grant Heilman Copyright Claims against MCGraw Hill May Proceed Subject to Further Evidence

 by Nancy Wolff, PACA Counsel Grant Heilman Photography, Inc. v. McGraw-Hill Company Prior to a trial over 2395 alleged instances of copyright infringement against text book publisher McGraw Hill Company, Grant Heilman Photography (GHP) brought a motion for partial summary judgment for copyright infringement on 57 of the images and to seek dismissal of a […]

The Photo Industry Loses One of Its Icons

PACA Joins the staff of Grant Heilman Photography in mourning the death of their  founder Grant Heilman passed away on Tuesday, February 25 at his home in Buena Vista, Colorado, following a brief illness.  He was born in 1919, in Tarentum, Pennsylvania.  He had a wonderful small town bringing up, and loved small town living his entire life.  He […]