Clickthrough Terms of Use Effective to Transfer Copyright of Posted Photographs

August 2013

By: David Rabinowitz

Moses & Singer Client Alert

Copyrights in photographs posted by users of a real estate multiple listing website were effectively transferred under posted clickthrough terms of use.  A federal Court of Appeals held that the clickthrough assent to the Metroplitan Regional Information Systems' online real estate multiple listing service's terms of use by the owners of the photographs satisfied the Copyright Act. 

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