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LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

 

 

Introduction

As a video producer working for a corporation, you need to protect your company from liability in several areas. These areas include violation of copyrights and rights of persons appearing on camera, protecting the corporation’s own intellectual property rights, avoiding liability for personal injury when filming on location or in the studio, and following laws regulating classifications of personnel as employees and independent contractors.

Corporations are thought to have deep pockets, and they are vulnerable to litigation-happy individuals who may want to sue to make an easy buck. In some cases, an individual or a group may have a political issue with the corporation, and they could create a legal ...

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