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The Value of Knowing Your Copyrights: Introduction to Copyrights for Photographers with Cesar Rueda (Webinar)

  • Saturday
    August 26, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

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This introductory webinar will cover basic concepts of copyright law for photographers. Discussion topics will include the idea / expression dichotomy, legal remedies, DMCA take downs, court rulings on copyright infringement lawsuits, the fair use doctrine, the “small claims” copyright court, Instagram, AI and where to find free legal assistance.



Cesar Rueda is a collector of fine-art photography with a focus on work from Latin American artists. He has a BA in philosophy from UC Berkeley, a certificate in photography from UCLA Ext. and a JD from Southwestern Law, where he was awarded Trial Advocate of the Year in 2021 while participating in the Trial Advocacy Honors Program. For nearly 20 years he has been the sole proprietor of a boutique real estate brokerage. Recently, he has started volunteering at the self-help center for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. In 2024 he plans to expand by launching his own law firm focusing on real estate and copyright law. He is a member of the Getty Museum Photographs Council (GMPC), the National Gallery of Art Photography Initiative in Washington D.C., the LENS Photography Council at LACMA and the Photographic Arts Council of Los Angeles.


  • One Session
  • Dates: Saturday, August 26, 10-11:30 am PST
  • Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels
  • Tuition: $55 Non-Members; $45 Members (Become a Member and save!)
  • Location: Online

This class is part of our Saturday webinar series. These 90-minute presentations, taught by leading professionals in the field, are designed to be informative and educational. A wide range of topics will be explored. Each webinar will end with a Q&A from the audience.

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