Maryland Code, Commercial Law § 14-501

(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) “Artist” means any person who conceived or created:

(1) The master image for a fine print;  or

(2) The master image which served as the model for a fine print.

(c)(1) “Fine print” means a printed image on paper or any other suitable substance which has been taken off a plate by printing, stamping, casting, or any other process commonly used in the graphic arts.

(2) “Fine print” includes an engraving, etching, woodcut, lithograph, or serigraph.

(d) “Person” includes an individual, corporation, business trust, statutory trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity.

(e) “Plate” means a plate, stone, block, or other material used to create a fine print or from which a fine print is taken.

(f) “Print” means a fine print.

(g) “Signed print” means a fine print autographed by the artist, whether it was signed or unsigned in the plate.


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