Video: Register your photos with the US Copyright Office using a digital asset management system

The American Society of Media Photographers encourages registration of all photographs with the Copyright Office prior to publication to ensure that the full weight of the law is behind you. The ASMP points out that registering work enables you (the copyright owner) to ask for statutory damages and attorney fees if you win an infringement case along with other benefits.

In the video below I walk through the steps in their Best Practices for Registration guide using a digital asset management system.

Registering Photos with the US Copyright Office using digital asset management


About Edward Smith

Edward Smith has a background as a Mac OS X and Windows system engineer, technical trainer, and DAM consultant. In his current position at Extensis, Smith is the in-house expert for all things digital asset management related and contributor to the DAM Learning Center. Edward often conducts customer training sessions, including product implementation tutorials and presentations at relevant conferences including Macworld Expo and the Extensis DAM conferences. You can contact Edward via Twitter or his Google+ profile.