Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Copyright Infringement"

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Kohl’s Becomes The Latest Retailer To Face Accusations of Copyright Infringement

Posted October 13th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

Over the summer, we wrote about a group of independent artists mounting a publicity campaign—and threatening legal action—against fast-fashion retailer Zara over the alleged unauthorized incorpor… (read more)

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Copyright Claims Against Google Books Dismissed on “Fair Use” Grounds

Posted November 19th, 2013 - by Kate Lucas

This blog has previously covered the putative class action involving the Google Books Library Project, Google’s ongoing effort to collect and scan millions of books (included copyrighted works) t… (read more)

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Artist Alleges Wholesaler Copied Her Work: A Look at Copyright Infringement in the World of the Independent Artist

Posted October 23rd, 2013 - by Kate Lucas

On October 16, California-based artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon posted an entry on her blog entitled “My Art Was Stolen For Profit (and How You Can Help).”  In it, she laid out her claim that… (read more)

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On the Heels of the Second Circuits Cariou Decision, Ninth Circuit Discusses Fair Use Defense to Copyright Infringement

Posted August 15th, 2013 - by Kate Lucas

In April we discussed the Second Circuit Court of Appeals’ much-anticipated decision in Cariou v. Prince, which explored the “fair use” defense in copyright-infringement cases.  The Cariou decisi… (read more)

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Legal Battle Over Google Books Library Project Continues: Second Circuit Weighs In On Impact Of Fair-Use Defense For Class Certification

Posted July 9th, 2013 - by Kate Lucas

Litigation continues over the Google Books Library Project, an effort by tech giant Google to collect and provide search capability across millions of books.  The case of Authors Guild v. Google,… (read more)

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