This commercial use license covers the use of photographs to be used commercially (such as headshots, products, real estate and more)
- Includes the following: copyright ownership retained by photographer, indemnification, acknowledgement of rights, contract termination, third-party infringement, confidentiality and more.
- NOTE: This is NOT a services contract. This is only the license extending commercial permissions for use of photographs.
General is the umbrella commercial contract that allows for use in various commercial photography. Product. Headshot. Real estate. Architecture. Branding. Influencers.
Branding and headshot is niche-specific to headshot and branding. Just as real estate is specific to photographing for a home or rental listing.
Template in .doc for easy copy-paste
Highlighted guides and notes for easy fill-in-the-blank customization
Access to TLT KNOWLEDGE BASE - explanations of key contractual provisions so you understand and can explain to your clients
#1 Download instantly via email
#2 Back-up to your digital file system for use in future
#3 Fill-in-the-blank and edit based on guides in the contract
#4 Copy/paste into any online contract signing system or CRM for use!
Why choose TheLawTog?
Headed by Rachel Brenke, TheLawTog is the only dedicated resource for photographers. With practicing lawyers, business consultants, CPA, financial planners (and more!) you’ll get information with first-hand experience to help your photography business.
Can I edit the contracts?
Yes! They come as .doc files so you can fill-in-the-blank, remove or add what you need. We provide options and headings to easily allow for editing.
Can I use these contracts if not in the US?
TheLawTog®’s contract forms are drafted on general American law-based contract principles and are applicable to many states. Due to variations in law based on location and business policies, the contracts are editable and easily adaptable. If you are a photographer outside the US, the policies may be implemented for your business, but U.S. Federal Copyright laws and other legal theories may not apply. For example, in the United States, unless otherwise contracted, the photographer retains copyright ownership of images. However, in other countries, the law may give the copyright ownership to the client and necessitate a provision for transfer.
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