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We have a donor form. Do we also need a release or a license?

What rights do I need for projects like California Revealed?

Who should sign the permission document?

What if there is more than one copyright owner?

Is the permission I have sufficient?

We are writing a new form for future use. What should it say?

What if the copyright owner insists on using their own document?

What should we watch out for?

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