Art, photos, or documents bearing a copyright notice, mark © of ownership cannot be accepted for reproduction without the written permission of the copyright owner. Federal law strictly prohibits unauthorized reproduction of copyrighted materials and provides severe civil penalties for anyone found in violation. Customer supplied disclaimers are not acceptable in place of the copyright owners’ release. The absence of a copyright mark from a professionally made photograph does not imply permission to copy.
If you are interested in finding out more about how to register for copyrights to Visual Arts Material, you can download Circular 40a from the United States Copyright Office by clicking below.