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†††††††††† The Memoriam ††††††††††

A Memoriam to Lost Rights

This memoriam is dedicated to all the victims who unwittingly participated in rights grabs promoted by the organisations listed below. Sadly, the victims of these rights grabs lost their intellectual property rights.

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Please spare a few moments in memory of the victims.

The IP Memoriam

A Roll Call of Dishonour

In memory of those who lost their rights to -

Courier Mail Newspaper QWeekend Magazine, #Australia, #P000, Photo Competition, weekly,,annano,

CTVglobemedia t/a The Globe & Mail, #Canada, #P000, Share Your Stuff, weekly,80,annano,

Sierra Trading Post, #USA, #P051, Weekly Photo Contest, weekly,,annano,

Smarter Travel Media, #USA, #P013, Reader Photo Contests, weekly,539,aanano,

Telegraph, #UK, #P000, The Big Picture, weekly,,annnno,20

Air New Zealand, #New Zealand, #P010, KiaOra Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

Arizona Office of Tourism, #USA, #Gov, Photo Contest, monthly,,annnno,

Bonnier Corporation t/a Popular Photography, #USA, #P000, Your Best Shot, monthly,,annnno,

British Airways, #UK, #P010, Airmiles Monthly Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, #Canada, #P001, Photo Competition, monthly,,annano,

Focal Press, #USA, #P024, Focal Monthly Photo Contest, monthly,206,annnno,

Guardian Media Group, #UK, #P000, Been There, monthly,,annnno,25

IntrepidTravel/Lonely Planet/Kathmandu, #Australia, #P013, Intrepid Travel Photography Competition, monthly,,annnno,

Johnston Press plc t/a Scotsman, #UK, ,P000, Scotsman Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

National Geographic, #USA, #P000, Your Shot, monthly,,annano,

Ocean City - Maryland, #USA, #GOV, Recreation & Parks Photo Contest, monthly,,annnno,

Ottawa Citizen, #Canada, #P000, Top Reader Photos, monthly,,annano,

Parent Media Group, #USA,##P000, Cute Kid of the Year, monthly,150808,annnno,

Samsung, #South Korea,##P020, SOAPHOTO, monthly,7325,annnno,

Skyscanner Ltd, #UK, #P013, Monthly Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

Super Cheap Auto Pty Ltd, #Australia, #P058, Mis-treated Car Competition, monthly,,aannno,

VisitNoosa.com, #Australia, #Gov, Noosa Boardwalk Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

Weymouth & Portland Council, #UK, #Gov, Weymouth & Portland Photo Competition, monthly,,annnno,

WGBH, #USA, #P001, Photo Contest, monthly,119,annnno,

Australian Explorer PTY Ltd, #Australia, #P012, Best Austrailian Photograph, bi-annual,843,annnno

AA Education Network, #Australia, #P012, Australia Photo, appeal,,annnno,

Anthropics Technology Ltd, #UK, #P022, Portrait Professional, appeal,,annano,

BBC, #UK, #Gov, Your News - Your Pictures, appeal,,annnno,

BBC, #UK, #Gov, Your Portfolio in Focus, appeal,,annnno,

BBC, #UK, #Gov, Your Pictures - Your World, appeal,,annnno,

Competico, #UK, #P070, All Ongoing Photo Contests, appeal, +30000,annano,

Guiness World Records Ltd, #UK, #P000, Supporting Material Releases, appeal,,aanano,

Launceston City Council, #Tasmania, #Gov, Submit Photos, appeal,, annano,

Petplan, #UK, #P100, National Petrait Gallery, appeal, +54068,annano,

Photo Laureates, #USA, #P070, Photo Challenge, appeal,,annnno,

PicOrTwo.com,#UK, #P023, See the world through their eyes, appeal,,aaanno,

The Dairy Council, #UK, #NonP, Upload Your Smile, appeal, 124,annano,

Red Bull, #UK, #P062, Red Bull Reporter, appeal,,anaano,

Talenthouse, #USA, #P120, All Competitions & Creative Invites, appeal,,awnano,

Warwickshire County Council, #UK, #Gov, Warkwickshire Photo Galleries, appeal, +880,annnno,

Delaware Tourism Office, #USA, #Gov, Seasonal Photo Contest, 17 Feb 2012,,annnno,

California Academy of Sciences, #USA, #Gov, Love Live Photo Competition, 1 Feb 2012,,annnno,

Google, #USA, #P032, Google Photography Prize, 31 Jan 2012,,annano,

International Airlines Group t/a British Airways, #UK, #P0101, We Are Executive Club, 31 Jan 2012,,annano,

Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, #Aus, #P010, Jetstar Star Jump Competition 2012, 20 Jan 2012,,annano,

North Wales Borderlands, #UK, #Gov, Be Our Official Photographer, 5 Jan 2012,,annnno,

Carl Zeiss Ltd, #UK, #P020, Pix4Prizes - Use Your Inner Eye, 31 Dec 2011,,annnno

Woburn Enterprises Ltd, #UK, #P090, Woburn Photography Competition with MK Citizen, 16 Dec 2011,,annnno,

Montblanc, #Germany, #P053, Beauty of a Second, 13 Dec 2011,,annnno,

Jon Butler Photography, #Canada, #P000, Zen in the Art of Photography, 30 Nov 2011,,annano,

Western Sussex Hospitals, #UK, #Gov, Digital Photo Competition, 25 Nov 2011,,annano,

New Mexico Magazine, #USA, #Gov, New Mexico Magazine Photo Contest, 7 Oct 2011,,annnno,

Harper Adams University College, #UK, #Gov, Rural Landscapes & Structures, 4 Oct 2011,,annnno,

Bonnier Corporation t/a Popular Photography, #USA, #P000, 2011 Popular Photography Readers Photo Contest, 30 Sep 2011,,annnno

Bracknell Forest Council, #UK, #Gov, Local Parks Competition 2011, 30 Sep 2011,,aannno,

Go Ape, #UK, #P012, Share Your Adventure Photo Competition, 4 Sep 2011,,annnno,

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, #EU, #Gov, European Photo Competition: Focus on risk prevention, 31 Aug 2011,,annnno,

Motoring & Leisure Services Ltd t/a CSMA Club, #UK, #P100, The Great CSMA Club Photography Competition, 31 Aug 2011,,annnno,

Musto Ltd, #UK, #P051, Musto's Regatta Photography Competition, 31 Aug 2011,,aannno,

Scotland National Rural Network, #UK, #Gov, Seasons of Rural Scotland Photo Competition, 31 Aug 2011,,annnno

Santosh Lad Group t/a Desitara, #India, #P091, Best Shot of 2010, 23 Aug 2011,,aannno

Harvey Norman Photos, #Aus, #P022, Pets Photo Competition, 22 Aug 2011,,aannno,

airbanking, #USA, #P100, Enjoy Life Photo Contest, 19 Aug 2011,,annnno,

IExplore Inc, #USA, #P012, World's Best Travel Secrets Photo Competition, 12 Aug 2011,,aanano,

Notcutts, #UK, #P052, The Magic of Gardening 2011, 12 Aug 2011,,annnno,

Shutterbug Magazine, #USA, #P000, Tamron Nature Photo Contest, 31 Jul 2011,,aannno

Manfrotto, #UK, #P021, Imagine More Photo Contest, 15 Jul 2011,,aanano,

Microsoft, #UK, #P031, Your Britain Photo Competition, 15 Jul 2011,7000,annano,

Visit Tewkesbury, #UK, #Gov, Tewkesbury Calendar Photo Competition, 15 Jul 2011,,wnnnno,

National Geographic, #USA, #P000, Traveler Photo Contest 2011, 11 Jul 2011,,annanc,

Scottish Mountain Bike Development Consortium, #UK, #Gov, Photography Competition 2011, 4 Jul 2011,,annnno,

West Australian Newspaper Holdings Ltd, #Australia, #P000, My WA Photo Competition, 1 Jul 2011,,anwnno,

Timberland, #USA, #P052, Earthkeepers 2011 Photography Contest, 30 Jun 2011,,annnno,

National Geographic, #USA, #P000, National Geographic Energiser Ultimate Photo Contest, 30 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Serif, #UK, #P031, Serif PhotoPlus Competition 2011, 26 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Sustrans, #UK, #Cha, Sights Camera Action Competition, 26 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Department of Regional Australia, #Australia, #Gov, My Region National Photographic Competition, 26 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Meredith Corporation, #USA, #P000, 2011 Parents Cover Contest, 25 Jun 2011,,annano,

Carlson t/a Park Plaza, #USA, #P011, My View of London, 23 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Indiana State department of Agriculture, #USA, #Gov, 2011 ISDA Photo Contest, 15 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Nikon (Assia), #Japan, #P020, Extra Ordinary Angles Photo Contest, 15 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Canon, #USA, #P020, Project Imagin8tion Contest, 14 Jun 2011,,annnno,

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, #UK, #Gov, Imaging Cycling Photography Competition, 12 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Artists Wanted, #USA, #P129, Art Takes London, 7 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Volkswagen UK, #UK, #P043, GTI Profile Takeover Photo Contest, 2 Jun 2011,,annnno,

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, #USA, #Cha, Small Framers are the Answer Challenge, 31 May 2011,,annnno,

NBC Universal t/a Oxygen Media, #USA, #P001, sTORIbook Weddings Photo Contest, 25 May 2011,,annnno,

BMW AG, #Germany, #P043, Wanderlust Design Competition, 23 May 2011,,annnno,

Belli Skincare, #USA, #P053, Belli Beautiful Contest 2011, 8 May 2011,,awnnno,1

Firenze Jewels Inc., #USA, #P053, Mother and Child Photo Contest, 8 May 2011,,xxxxxx,

Paul Smith Ltd & Urban Junkies, #UK, #P051, A Bigger Splash, 4 May 2011,,xxxxxx,

Natural History Museum, #UK, #Gov, Weather Photo Competition, 3 May 2011,,annnno,

Medway Valley Countryside Partnership, #UK, #Gov, Photo Competition 2010/11, 1 May 2011,,onnnno,

Sport Chalet, #USA, #P052, Diver in Action Photo Contest 2011, 30 Apr 2011,,aanano,

Charles Cannon Group Sàrl, #Switzerland, #P101, The Royal Wedding Album, 29 Apr 2011,,annano,

European Publishers Award, #EU, #P000, European Publishers Award for Photography 2011, 29 Apr 2011,,wwnn0c,1

Oxfordshire Cotswolds Tourism Group, #UK, #Gov, Oxfordshire Cotswolds Photographic Competitions 2011, 29 Apr 2011,,annnno,

Italian Language and Cultural Centre, #Italy, #P015, Photo Contest for Foreigners, 15 Apr 2011,,ananno,

Cardiff Bay Waterfront Partners, #UK, #Gov, The Bay Picture Photography Competitions, 10 Apr 2011,,annnno,

Encyclopædia Britannica Inc & Ohio Distinctive Publishing, #US, #P000, Winess to Nature, 31 Mar 2011,,annnno,

Fujifilm, #UK, #P020, Fujifilm Student Awards 2011, 28 Feb 2011,,annnno,

South Downs National Park Authority, #UK, #Gov,Photography Competition, 16 Feb 2011,,annnno,

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, #USA, #Gov, Great Lakes Photo Contest, 1 Feb 2011,200,annnno,

CB Richard Ellis, #USA, #P042, Urban Photographer of the Year, 31 Jan 2011,,annnno,

Office For National Statistics, #UK, #Gov, Then and Now Family Stories, 31 Jan 2011,,wnnnno,

Town House Collection, #UK, #P011, You Tube Video Competition, 31 Jan 2011,,annnno,

EEF The Manufacturers Association, #UK, #NonP, Photography Competition 2020, 31 Dec 2010,300,annano,

Colorado State, #USA, #Gov,13th Annual Agricultural Photo Contest, 31 Dec 2010,200,annnno

Hesco Bastion, #UK, #P044, Photo Competition 2010, 31 Dec 2010,,aanano,

National Association of Underwater Instructers, #USA, #NonP, Just Dive 2010, 31 Dec 2010,,ananno,

Nevada Division of State Parks, #USA, #Gov, 75th Anniversary Photo Contest, 31 Dec 2010,,xxxxxx,

Ohio Department of Agriculture, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 31 Dec 2010,,annnno,

Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd, #Australia, #P000, Bride of the Year Competiton 2010, 31 Dec 2010,,awnnno,

Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau, #USA, #Gov, Public Safety Photo Contest, 31 Dec 2010,,annnno

Cocktail King, #Australia, #P093, CK Annual Photo Competition, 25 Dec 2010,,xxxxxx

West Somerset Council, #UK, #Gov, Amateur Photographic Competition 2010, 21 Dec 2010,,annnno,

Nikon t/a Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd, #Singapore, #P020, Nikon Football Foto Fest Competition, 16 Dec 2010,1321,annano,

City of Arlington - Washington, #USA, #Gov, Through My Lens 2010, 15 Dec 2010,,annnno,

Microsoft, #USA, #P031, Bing Home Page Photography Contest 2010, 13 Dec 2010,9400,annnno

Werner Publishing t/aDigital PhotoPro, #USA, #P000, 4th Annual Emerging Pro Competition, 13 Dec 2010,8000,annnno,

Smithsonian Institute, #USA, #Gov, Smithsonian Magazine 7th Annual Photo Contest, 1 Dec 2010,45000,annnno

National Geographic, #USA, #P000, 2010 National Geographic Photography Contest, 30 Nov 2010,16000,annanc,

Vinyl 2010, #EU, #P082, Sustainable Thinking Platform Edition 2, 30 Nov 2010,161,annnno

Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd, #Australia, #P000, The Moment Competition, 20 Nov 2010,,wwnnno,

BBC & Intercontinental Hotels Group, #UK, #P001, The Real Photography Showcase, 7 November 2010,,annano,

National Magazine Company t/a Coast,  #UK, #P000, Coast Photographic Competition 2011, 9 Nov 2010,,wnnnno,

Visit Shetland, #UK, #Gov, 2010 Photo Competition, 5 Nov 2010,56,annnno,

Cobb County - Georgia, #USA, #Gov, Fun in the Park, 3 Nov 2010,280,annnno,

European Union, #EU, #Gov, Celebrations, 31 Oct 2010,,annnno

Society of Homeopaths, #UK, #P110, Photography Competition, 31 Oct 2010,,ananno

South Lanarkshire Council, #UK, #Gov, Annual Photography Competition 2010, 31 Oct 2010,380,annnnc

New Forest National Park, #UK, #Gov, Iconic Images Photography Competition, 22 Oct 2010,,annnno,

Canon Australia Pty Ltd, #Australia, #P020, EOS Photo 5, 21 Oct 2010,8811,annnno,

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, #Germany, #Gov, International Photo Contest 2010, 20 Oct 2010,48,annano,

Kidspot Pty Ltd, #Australia, #P000, Johnson's® Baby Rub-a-Dub-Dub Promotion, 15 Oct 2010,,annnno,

United Nations, #Lebanon, #Gov, A Snapshot of Development, 15 Oct 2010,,xxxxxx,

Iowa Department of Transportation, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Iowa Aviation Photo Contest, 8 Oct 2010,,annnno,

Premier Media Group t/a Fox Sports, #Australia, #P001, Fox Sports Biggest Football Fan, 6 Oct 2010,,annano,

Bodega Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, #USA, #NonP, Photo Competition, 5 Oct 2010,,annnno,

Oregon State, #USA, #Gov, Blue Book Contest 2011-12, 4 Oct 2010,,annnno

The Nature Conservancy, #USA, #NonP, 5th Annual Photo Contest, 4 Oct 2010,20000,wnnnno

Derry City Council, #UK, #Gov, The Spice of Life, 1 Oct 2010,,wnnnno

Bracknell Forest Council, #UK, #Gov, Parks & Countryside Photo Competition 2010, 1 Oct 2010,100,annnno

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, #UK, #Cha, River Anton Photography Competition, 1 Oct 2010,120,annnno

Theo Müller GmbH & Co. KG t/a Müller Dairy (UK) Ltd, #UK, #P060, 2011 Shropshire Calendar Photo Competition, 1 Oct 2010,,annano,

Penguin Books, #Australia, #P000, My Australia Photo Competition, 1 Oct 2010,,awnnno

Somerset Hedge Group, #UK, #Gov, 2010 Photographic Competition, 1 Oct 2010,,annnno

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, #USA, #Gov, Operation Wildflower 2010, 1 Oct 2010,,xxxxxx,

Border Holdings t/a Britpart, #UK, #P043, Britpart Landrover Photo Competition,30 Sep 2010,300,annnno,

Compas - University of Oxford, #UK, #Gov, Life in Motion Photo Competition 2010, 30 Sep 2010,,annnnc

Cornwall Area of Outstanding National Beauty, #UK, #Gov, Living Landscape Competition, 30 Sep 2010,120,annnno,

Costco Wholesale Corporation, #USA, #P055, Costco International Photo Contest 2010, 30 Sep 2010,,wnnnno

Devon County & East Devon District Councils + Devon Wildlife Trust, #UK, #Gov, Wild About Devon, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno

Eden District Council, #UK, #Gov, Eden Holiday Gude Photo Competition 2010, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno

Edinburgh Council, #UK, #Gov, A Shot in the Park (no rules!), 30 Sep 2010,,xxxxxx

Lafango, #USA, #P071, Photo Contest 2010: Summer Edition, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno

Littlehampton Town Council, #UK, #Gov, Photographic Competition 2010, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno

North Dakota Game and Fish Department, #USA, #Gov, Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest, 30 Sep 2010,300,annnno,

Matlock Parish Council, #UK, #Gov, Pro Loco Photo Competition, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Party of European Socialists of the Committee of the Regions, #EU, #Gov, In Search of Solidarity, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno

Stoke-on-Trent City Council, #UK, #Gov, Extreme Tea Drinkng Photographic Competition 2010, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Tamron, #USA, #P020, Summer Rituals, 30 Sep 2010,,annn2o,

US Fish & Wildlife Service, #USA, #Gov, Canaan Valley National Wldlife Refuge - Friends of the 500th Photo Contest, 30 Sep 2010,,annnno,

City of Ottawa - Kansas, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 27 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Gannet Company Inc t/a WZZM13, #USA, #P001, Art Is...Photo Contest, 27 Sep 2010,2519,ananao,

Open House London, #UK, #Cha, Open House London Photography Competition, 27 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Belfast Zoo, #UK, #P090, Annual Photo Competition 2010, 24 Sep 2010,,annnno,

South West Coast Path, #UK, #Gov, Photo Competition 2010, 24 Sep 2010,,annnno,

University of Queensland, #Australia, #Gov,   Office of Undergraduate Education Photo Competition, 22 Sep 2010,18,annnno,

City of La Porte - Texas, #USA, #Gov, 4th Annual Calendar Contest, 21 Sep 2010,,annnno

The Great Dorset Steam Fair, #UK, #P090, Great Dorset Photography Competition, 19 Sep 2010,,an1nno

Lewes District Council, #UK, #Gov, Artwave 2010, 17 Sep 2010,,annnno

US Department of the Interior National Parks Service (Arkansas), #USA, #Gov, 2010 Digital Photography Contest, 17 Sep 2010,,annnno

British Council, #UK, #Gov, Erasmus Student Photography Competition 2010, 15 Sep 2010,,annnno

RegenSW, #UK, #Gov, Sustainable Energy Photo of the Year, 13 Sep 2010,,annnno

Independent on Sunday, #UK, #P000, Insight Guide Photography Competition, 10 Sep 2010,,wnnnno

Liverpool City Council, #UK, #Gov, Peoples Parks 2010, 10 Sep 2010,,annnno,

US Department of the Interior National Park Service, #USA, #Gov, National Historic Landmarks 2010, 10 Sep 2010,362,annnno,

Boston Symphony Orchestra, #USA, #P092, 2010 Tanglewood Photo Contest, 8 Sep 2010,377,annnno,

Liverpool City Council, #UK, #Gov, Travelwise Photo Competition (No rules!), 8 Sep 2010,,xxxxxx

North Dakota Tourism, #USA, #Gov, Governer's 2010 North Dakota Photo Contest, 8 Sep 2010,,aannno

European Law Enforcement Agency (Europol), #EU, #Gov,Photo Competition 2010, 7 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Korean Air, #South Korea, #P010, Memorable Travel Moment, 6 Sep 2010,,aanano

New Hampshire, #USA, #Gov, NH Dream Vacation Photo Contest 2010, 6 Sep 2010,,aanano,

East Sussex County Council, #UK, #Gov, Photography Competition 2010, 5 Sep 2010,,annn2o,

Australian Museum, #Australia, #Gov, Up Close & Spineless Photographic Competition 2010, 3 Sep 2010,,annnno

Breckland Council, #UK, #Gov,Photography Competition 2010, 3 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Live Nation/Nikon Live, #USA, #P020, Nikon Cool Shot Contest, 1 Sep 2010,,wwnwno

Massachusetts, #USA, #Gov,Wildlife Photo Contest, 1 Sep 2010,,annnno,

Up Here Publishing Ltd, #Canada, #P000,  Photo Contest, 1 Sep 2010,,annnno,

California Coastal Commission, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,annano,

City of Henderson - Nevada, #USA, #Gov, Trails Day Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno,

City of Plymouth - Minnesota, #USA, #Gov, Plymouth Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno,

Dumfries & Galloway Council, #UK, #Gov, In My View Competition, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno

Eastleigh Borough Council, #UK, #Gov, Photo Competition 2010, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno

Indiana State Department of Agriculture, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno,

Ipswich Borough Council, #UK, #Gov, Urban Biodiversity 2010, 31 Aug 2010,,annnnc,

Isle of Man Government, #Isle of Man, #Gov, Tourism Photo Competition 2010, 31 Aug 2010,,wnnnno

Lowepro, #USA, #P021, My Favourite Things, 31 Aug 2010,,ananno

Maryland Department of Natural Resources, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno

Mike Enzi - US Senator Wyoming, #USA, #Gov, Enzi's August Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2010,,xxxxxx,

The Kennel Club, #UK, #Cha, Dog Photographer of the Year 2010, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno,

United Nations World Tourism Organisation, #USA, #Gov, World Tourism Day Photo Competition 2010, 31 Aug 2010,1153,annnno,

US Department of State, #USA, #Gov, La Inocencia De La Infancia, 31 Aug 2010,,annnno,

Canadian Geographic, #Canada, #P000, Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year 2010, 30 Aug 2010,,annnno

Carl Zeiss NTS GmbH, #Germany, #P020, Nano Image Contest 2010, 29 Aug 2010,120,annnno,

ING Direct, #USA, #P100, Bank From Any Corner Contest, 28 Aug 2010,,annano

BBC, #UK, #Gov, Countryfile Competition 2010, 27 Aug 2010,65000,annnno,

City of Mankato - Minnesota, #USA, #Gov, Annual Photo Contest, 27 Aug 2010,,wnnnno,

Lincolnshire County Council, #UK, #Gov, This is Art Competition, 27 Aug 2010,,annnno

Royal Air Force, #UK, #Gov,Photographic Competition 2010, 24 Aug 2010,,annnno,

European Union, #EU, #Gov, Climate Change and Environment in Lebanon, 16 Aug 2010,,annnno

Aughrim Business Association, #Ireland, #P003, Calendar 2011 Photo competition, 13 Aug 2010,,aannno

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, #Australia, #P001, Whale Spot Competition, 13 Aug 2010,,annnno,

Australia Zoo, #Australia, #P090, Steve Irwin Photo Competition, 13 Aug 2010,,aannno,

Missouri Department of Agriculture, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 2 Aug 2010,500,annnno

Michigan State, #USA, #Gov, Historic Preservation Office "Old is New Gree" Photo Contest, 31 Jul 2010,150,annnno

National Historic Ships, #UK, #Gov, Photography Competition 2010, 31 Jul 2010,,wnnn5o

Scottish National Heritage, #UK, #Gov, 2010 Nature Photography Competition, 31 Jul 2010,,annnno 

Vinyl 2010, #EU, #P082, Sustainable Thinking Platform Edition 1, 31 Jul 2010,161,annnno

Clackmannanshire Council, #UK, #Gov, Public Art & Architecture, 30 Jul 2010, 159,annnno

City of Louisville - Colorado, #USA, #Gov, Life in Louisville 2010, 30 Jul 2010,,annnno

Professional Photographer/Landrover, #UK, #P043, Landrover Competition, 30 Jul 2010,,annnno

US Department of State, #USA, #Gov, The Democracy Photo Challenge, 28 Jul 2010,3000,annnnc

Visit Lincolnshire, #UK, #Gov, Visitor Guide Photography Competition, 26 Jul 2010,,aannno,

Washington Post, #USA, #P000, Washington Post 2010 Travel Photo Contest, 26 Jul 2010,1600,annnno,

Samsung, #USA, #P030, Moments of Wonder, 19 Jul 2010,,annnno 

United Nations Development Program, #USA, #Gov, Picture This: We Can End Poverty, 16 Jul 2010,,wnnnno

World Energy Council, #UK, #Cha, WEC Energy Photo of the Year 2010, 16 Jul 2010,,annnno

Welsh Assembly Government, #UK, #Gov, Capture the Heart and Soul of Wales, 10 Jul 2010,85,wnnn5o,30

RPN Flora & Fauna Inc., #Philippines, #NonP, PIFGEX 2010 Gifts of Nature, 7 Jul 2010,,awanno

Tourism Thailand, #Thailand, #Gov, Thailand: Through the Lens, 6 Jul 2010,,wnnnno

California Rare Fruit Growers, #USA, #NonP, Fruitshoot 2010, 5 Jul 2010,,annnno

The Book Depository, #UK, #P002, New Naturalist Library competiton, 30 Jun 2010,,annnno

National Geographic, #USA, #P000, 2010 Energiser Ultimate Photo Contest, 30 Jun 2010,,annnno

New Hampshire, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Lilac Photo Contest, 30 Jun 2010,,annnno,

US Department of the Interior National Parks Service, #USA, #Gov, National Natural Landmarks Contest 2010, 30 Jun 2010,,annnno,

United States Government, #USA, #Gov, Celebrate America, 30 Jun 2010,,annnno,

Henley Media Group/National Family Week, #UK, #P009, National Family Week Photography Competition, 21 Jun 2010, 943,wnnnno

Syngenta, #Switzerland, #P061, Photo Prize 2010, 20 Jun 2010, 3000,annnno

Newham Council, #UK, #Gov, Photography Competition, 18 Jun 2010,,annnno 

City of Dunwoody - Georgia, #USA, #Gov, Parks in Dunwoody, 17 Jun 2010,,annnno,

City of the Golden Valley-Minnesota, #USA, #Gov, Views of the Valley 2010, 7 Jun 2010,,annnno,

Werner Publishing Outdoor Photographer, #USA, #P024, 3rd Annual Favorite Places, 7 Jun 2010, 4698,annnno

Stonyfield Farm, #USA, #p060, The YoBaby Organic Cutie Photo and Video Contest, 6 Jun 2010, 7000,aanano

Adobe Systems Inc, #USA, #P022, Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 4 Jun 2010,,wnnnno

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Photo Contest, 1 Jun 2010,,wnnnno,

Ashford Borough Council, #UK, #Gov, Ashford Photo Competition 2010, 31 May 2010,70,annnno,

Chartered Institute of Building, #UK, #Cha, The Art of Building, 31 May 2010, 1000,annnno

Royal Commission on Ancient Historical Monuments in Scotland, #UK, #Gov, Defend The Past, 31 May 2010, 30,annnno

European Water Partnership, #EU, #Gov, Who cares...about water? Nature Does!, 26 May 2010,,annnno,

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, #UK, #Gov, Pride in Southend Photo Competition, 21 May 2010,,annnno

Islington Council, #UK, #Gov, In Bloom, 14 May 2010,,annnno

Tourism Australia, #Australia, #Gov, There's Nothing Like Australia, 12 May 2010, 29026,annano

Hear The World/Sonova/Phonak, #UK, #P030, Joy of Sound, 10 May 2010, 245,annnno

City of Cayce - South Carolna, #USA, #Gov, Photo Contes, 7 May 2010,,acnano,

New York Times Company, #USA, #P000, A Timely Mosaic; Created By All of Us, 2 May 2010, 2000,annano

Panasonic, #EU, #P020, Lumix Award 2010, 30 Apr 2010,,wnnn5o,

South Devon Area of Outstanding National Beauty, #UK, #Gov, Photo Competition, 30 Apr 2010,,annnno,

University of Sheffield, #UK, #Gov, 2010 Photo Competition, 30 Apr 2010,,annnno,

Australian Geographic, #Australia, #P000, Submit your best birdlife shot!, 27 Apr 2010,,annnno

Asda, #UK, #P050,Easter Photo Competition, 20 Apr 2010,,annano,

Habitat for Humanity, #Georgia, #NonP, 2010 Habitat World Photo, 11 Apr 2010,,annnno,

European Commission, #EU, #Gov,The Euro: What Does itmean to us, 31 Mar 2010,,annnno

Tamron, #USA, #P020, Dusk til Dawn Photo Contest, 31 March 2010,,annn2o

Royal Photographic Society, #UK, #NonP, 153rd International Print Exhibition, 29 Mar 2010,,annnno

Manchester Airport, #UK, #P010, You Decide: The New Welcome at Manchester Airport, 19 Mar 2010, 542,annnno

US Fish & Wildlife Service, #USA, #Gov,2010 Junior Duck Stamp Contest, 15 Mar 2010,,ananno,

Fodors, #UK, #P012, Show us Your France, 7 Mar 2010,,annnno,

St Davids Peninsula Tourist Assoc., #uk, #P024, Photography Competition, 7 Mar 2010, +328,annnno,

Evening Chronicle/Alupro, #UK, #P000, Love Where You Live, 2 Mar 2010,5000,annnno,

Ocean Conservancy, #USA, #NonP, Marine Wildlife & Seascape Photo Contest, 1 Mar 2010, 1500,annnno

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Wildlife/Classic Contest, 1 Mar 2010,,annnno

Northern Ireland Youth Justice Agency, #UK, #Gov, Get Snapping 2010, 12 Feb 2010,,annnno,

Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, #Canada, #Gov, Countdown Photo Appeal, 11 Feb 2010,,annnno,

City of Bellevue - Washington, #USA, #Gov, City in a Park Photography & Poetry Contest, 1 Feb 2010,,annano

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, #USA, #Gov, Great Lakes Photo Contest, 1 Feb 2010,200,annnno,

Conservation Ontario, #Canada, #Gov, Ontario Conservation Areas Photo Contest, 31 Jan 2010, 1000,ananno,

Kiwi Camping, #New Zealand, #P052,  Annual Photo Competition, 31 Jan 2010,,annnno,

Red Bull, #Thailand, #P062, Image Quest 2010, 31 Jan 2010,22764,annnno,

US Fish & Wildlife Service, #USA, #Gov, 2009 St Marks National Wildlife Refuge Contest, 17 Jan 2010,,annnno,

Beentheredonethatgotthephoto Ltd, #UK, #P070, 1000000 Places On Earth, 16 Jan 2010,1425,annnno

Bron Imaging, #Switzerland, #P021, Bron Imaging 2009 Regional Photo Competition, 31 Dec 2009,,annnno

Vango, #UK, #P052, Vango Photography Competition, 18 Dec 2009,,awnnno

Smithsonian Institute, #USA, #Gov, Smithsonian Magazine 7th Annual Photo Contest, 1 Dec 2009, 45000,annnno

Town House Collection, #UK, #P011, My Scottish Experience, 30 Nov 2009, 1200,annnno

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, #USA, #Gov, 2010 Outdoor Alabama Contest, 31 Oct 2009,1700,annnno,

Servigroup, #Spain, #P011, The Colours of Summer, 31 Oct 2009, 1200,annnno

Royal Horticultural Society, #UK, #Cha, RHS Photographic Competiton 2009, 30 Oct 2009, 2000,annnno

United Nations Development Program, #USA, #Gov, Humanizing Development - Global Photography Campaign, 1 Oct 2009, +2000,wnnnno

Canon, #USA, #P020, Canon Photography in the Parks, 30 Sep 2009,,wnnnno

Costco Wholesale Corporation, #USA, #P055, Costco International Photo Contest 2009, 30 Sep 2009, 45000,aannno

The Nature Conservancy, #USA, #Cha, Fourth Annual Digital Photography Competition, 30 Sep 2009, 16986,annnno

Vapormatic, #UK, #P061, Photo Contest 2009, 30 Sep 2009,,annnno

National Museum of Singapore, #Singapore, #Gov, Spot and Shoot 2009: Our Landscape, 22 Sep 2009,,awnnno

European Commission, #EU, #Gov, How Does Sustainable Tourism Look Like For You?, 18 Sep 2009,2100,annnno

Institution of Mechanical Engineers, #UK, #Cha, Aerospace Photography Competition, 15 Sep 2009,,annnno

American Photo, #USA, #P024, Images of the Year 2008, 12 Sep 2009,,annnno

Independent on Sunday, #UK, #P000, Insight Guide Photography Competition, 11 Sep 2009,,wnnnno

Upromise Summer Photo Contest, #USA, #P109,Upromise Summer Photo Contest, 9 Sep 2009,,aanano

Corbis Corporation, #USA, #P023, Creatives Behind the Lens, 4 Sep 2009, 500,annano

J P Boden & Co. Ltd, #UK, #P051, Mini Boden Photoshoot, 4 Sep 2009,,wnnnno

Don's Photo, #Canada, #P022, 30 Year Celebration Photo Contest, 31 Aug 2009,,wwnwno

European Commission, #Europe, #Gov, Imagine a New World, 31 Aug 2009, 5000,annnno

The Kennel Club, #UK, #Cha, Dog Photographer of the Year 2009, 31 Aug 2009,,wnnnno

Korean Airlines, #South Korea, #P010, Memorable Travel Moment 2008, 31 Aug 2009,,wwnnno

United Nations Development Program, #USA, #Gov, Picture This: Caring for the Earth, 31 Aug 2009,,annnno

Isle of Man Government, #Isle of Man, #Gov, Tourism Photo Competition, 28 Aug 2009, 100,annnno

Walt Disney, #USA, #P091, Messy Baby Faces Contest, 28 Aug 2009,,annnno

American Airlines, #USA, #P010, The Big Photo Shoot Out, 25 Aug 2009,,annano

CNN, #Asia Pacific, #P001, Scene by Scene, 20 Aug 2009,,aannno

European Agency for Safety & Health at Work, #Europe, #Gov, What's Your Image of Health and Saftey at Work, 15 Aug 2009,1700,annnno

Rutland County Council, #UK, #Gov, Rutland Photographer of the Year 2009, 14 Aug 2009,,annnno,

AA, #New Zealand, #P100, Photo Competition, 3 Aug 2009,,annn1o

Henley Festival Ltd, #UK, #Cha, Henley Festival 2009 Photo & Video Competition, 31 Jul 2009,,annnno

Johnson & Johnson, #USA, #P053, New Face of Calpol, 31 Jul 2009, 15000,annnno

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Ltd, #UK, #P011, Photo Competition, 31 Jul 2009,6500,annnno

The Sun, #UK, #P000, Great British Summer, 31 Jul 2009, 9000,annnno

Nivea, #USA, #P053, XOXO Photo Contest, 29 Jan 2009,,aannno

Unilever, #UK, #P054, Lever2000 Make Every Touch Count Photo Contest, 22 Jul 2009,,wwnnno

Medway Council, #UK, #Gov, Medway 2010 Calendar Competition, 17 Jul 2009,,annnno

Microsoft Corporation, #USA, #P031, Bing Summer Travel Photo Contest, 16 Jul 2009, 9400,annnno

Audubon, #USA, #NonP, Magazine Photography Awards, 15 Jul 2009, 16000,annnno

Canon, #Australia, #P010, Creative For A Cause, 10 Jul 2009, 2500,annnno

California Rare Fruit Growers, #USA, #NonP, Fruitshoot 2009, 6 Jul 2009,,annnno

University of Bath, #UK, #Gov, Images of Research, 6 Jul 2009, 32,annnno

Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd t/a The Times of India, #India, #P000, Just Click Photography Competition, 1 Jul 2009,,annnno

Food2, #USA, #P001, The Great Food Shoot Out, 30 Jun 2009, 558,annnno

Magic 105.4, #UK, #P002, Magic London Competition, 26 Jun 2009, 20000,awwano

Wiley Publishing, #USA, #P000, Wiley Photography Challenge, 14 Jun 2009,,annnno

Google, #USA, #P032, The iGoogle Photography Competition, 31 May 2009, 3600,annnno

Dorling Kindersley Ltd, #UK, #P000,DK Eyewitness Travel PhotoBritain Competition, 29 May 2009, 8000,annnno

Wella, #USA, #P053,Wella Trends '09 Australia/New Zealand, 29 May 2009,,anaano

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, #USA, #P011, Le Meridien + The Lens, 31 Jan 2009,,aanano

Wooster & Stock Estate Agency, #UK, #P042, Snap Your Spot (no rules), 31 Dec 2008, 40,xxxxxx

ING Direct, #UK, #P100, Feel Good Winter, 24 Dec 2008,,annnno

Prisacom S. A., #Spain, #P000, Otoño Con Encanto, 12 Dec 2008,,annnno

Smithsonian Institute, #USA, #Gov, Smithsonian Magazine 6th Annual Photo Contest, 1 Dec 2008, 17000,annnno

InterContinental Hotels Group, #UK, #P011, Connections Photo Contest, 15 Nov 2008,3000,annnno

Australian Human Rights Commission, #Australia, #Gov, HREOC Contest, 31 Oct 2008,381,annnno

Blackpool Council, #UK, #Gov, Love Blackpool Photo Competition, 31 Oct 2008,,annnno

PQ Blackwell, #New Zealand, #P000, Fresh Milk Competition, 31 Dec 2008,,wnnnno,150

North Dakota Department of Agriculture, #USA, #Gov, Agriculture Photo Contest, 31 Oct 2008,,annnno

Cardiff University, #UK, #Gov, 125 Years' Photo Competition, 30 Sep 2008,,annnno

Photobox, #UK, #P022, Spirit of Adventure, 30 Sep 2008,,annnno

City of Guelph, #Canada, #Gov, Making a Difference, 26 Sep 2008,,annnno

American Photo, #USA, #P024, Images of the Year 2008, 17 Sep 2008,,wnnnno

City of Kenora, #Canada, #Gov, Kenora Tourism Photo Contest, 15 Sep 2008,,annnno

Independent on Sunday, #UK, #P000, Insight Guide Photography Competition, 12 Sep 2008,,wnnnno

Parade, #USA, #P000, Oceans of Wonder, 9 Sep 2008,,acnnno

France Télécom, #France, #P033, Lonely Planet - Pikeo Photo Competition, 8 Sep 2008,,wwnnno

Grand Travel, #USA, #P013, Photo Contest 2008, 1 Sep 2008,,aannno

Centro Turistico Studentesco e Giovanile, #Italy, #P013, il Veliero dei Delfini; Chi l'avvisto, 31 Aug 2008,,ananno

Concord Pacific Group, #Canada, #P042,  Reflections + Projections, 31 Aug 2008,,aannno

Tripwolf, #Austria, #P012, Tripwolf Photo Competition, 31 Aug 2008,,annnno

Vapormatic, #UK, #P061, Photo Contest 2009, 31 Aug 2008,,annnno

Centro Properties Group, #Australia, #P057, Smile Photo Contest, 29 Aug 2008,,annnno,

European Agency or Safety and Health at Work, #EU, #Gov, What's Your Image of Safety and Health at Work, 15 Aug 2009,,annnno,

Heritage Lottery Fund, #UK, #Gov, Postcards From the Park, 1 Aug 2008,,annnno

Panasonic Corporation, #UK, #P020, MyPlace Panasonic Photo of the Year, 1 Aug 2008,,annnno

Philippine Charity Sweepstake Office, #Philippines, #Gov, Photo Competition, 1 Aug 2008,,awnnno

Amtrak, #USA, #P010, Picture Our Train 2009 Wale Calendar Photo Contest, 11 Jul 2008,,wwnnno

Caltex, #USA, #P081, Caltex Shooting Stars, 30 Jun 2008,,wwnnno

European Commission, #Europe, #Gov, Cultures on My Street, 30 Jun 2008, 2000,annnno

ING Direct, #UK, #P100, Feel Good Summer, 30 Jun 2008,,annnno

Transitions Optical Inc., #USA, #P056, Transitions Lenses Readers' Pick Contest, 30 Jun 2008,,awanno

The Australian, #Australia, #P000, 60th Anniversary Photographic Competition; Relationships Australia, 26 Jun 2008, 1400,aanano

Echo Prospects, #USA, #P032,1st Annual Young Artist On-Line Art Competition, 15 Jun 2008,,aanano

LG Electronics, #South Korea, #P030, Viewtyful World Photo Contest, 11 Jun 2008, 22622,awnnno

L'Oréal, #New Zealand, #P053, L'Oréal Colour Trophy New Zealand 2008, 10 Jun 2008,,aannno

Canon, #USA, #P010, Canon New Baby Contest, 31 May 2008,,aannno

Sierra Club, #USA, #NonP, Sierra Sportsmen 2008, 31 May 2008, 400,annnno

Belfast City Council, #UK, #Gov, Parks - Our Heritage, 30 May 2008,,annnno

Peterborough Environment City Trust, #UK, #Gov, Our Changing Environment, 24 May 2008,28,annnno

Duracell, #USA, #P054, Duracell Incredible Moments Competition, 13 May 2008,,annnno

The Times, #UK, #P000, The Times Young Photographer of the Year, 10 May 2008,,annnno

Adobe Systems Inc, #USA, #P022, Adobe Design Achievement Awards, 2 May 2008, 2700,wnnnno

British Council, #UK, #Gov, Creative Cities Competition, 13 Mar 2008,,annnno

Information about the Memoriam

 

Click on an organisation's name to see their rights grabbing terms and conditions. When we publish a Rights Off report to analyse a particular rights grab in detail, and how its terms will affect you, that organisation's name is shown in bold on the memoriam, just click on the name to see their Rights Off report.

The following information appears on each entry on the competition notice lists

Organisation nameCountryOrganisaton typeCompetition titleClosing dateNumber of photographs entered (if known),  Lost Rights CodeNumber of winning entries (if known)

Each character in the Lost Rights Code has the following meaning;

  1. which entrants grant rights;          
    a = all, w = winners only, o =entrant can opt to grant unlimited rights
  2. copyright claimed;              
    a = all, w = winners only, n = no
  3. exclusive use claimed;
    a = all, w = winners only, 1 = exclusive 1st use from all, n = no
  4. moral rights to be waived;
    a = all, w = winners only, n = no
  5. rights are time limited;
    1-9 = no.years,   0 = 10,  n = no
  6. purpose;
    c = promote contest only o = other purposes

Note that a lost rights code = xxxxxx means that no rules regarding rights have been published for the competition.

Type of organisation can be one of the following -

  • #Gov if wholly or partly funded with public money collected by governments or local authorities.
  • #NonP if a registered non-profit organisation,
  • #Cha if a registered charity,
  • #Pnnn for organisations in the private sector (see separate code list).

Competitions are listed in order of closing date and each competition links to a Rights Off report (if the organisation name is in bold font) or to the competition rules page if its still online.  We have saved the web page containing the rules for each competition not yet subject to a Rights Off report.

It is possible to copy/paste the comma delimited competition notice list on the previous tab into a spreadsheet. We at the Bill of Rights Campaign do this from time to time to create the rights grabbing statistics.