Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Fair Use"

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Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Louis Vuitton’s Tote-Bag Suit

Posted January 2nd, 2017 - by Amanda M.F. Bakale

High-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton has lost its trademark suit against a tote-bag company My Other Bag, which markets canvas bags decorated with cartoonish reproductions of bags from high-end f… (read more)

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Another Richard Prince Lawsuit

Posted December 5th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

Richard Prince has had a busy year on the litigation front. We’ve previously written about the copyright claims photographer Donald Graham filed last winter against Prince and the Gagosian Gal… (read more)

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Jeff Koons Reaches Settlement In Recent Lawsuit, But Richard Prince Is In the Hot Seat Again On Fair Use

Posted May 19th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas

Appropriation art is back in the news, as two of the biggest names in the field navigate the latest legal claims filed against them. A few months ago, we wrote about a new lawsuit filed agains… (read more)

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Ninth Circuit Explores Copyright’s “Idea/Expression Dichotomy”

Posted October 30th, 2015 - by Kate Lucas

Federal courts continue to grapple with the complex question of when a defendant may successfully invoke the fair-use doctrine as a defense against copyright-infringement claims.  Fair use is a h… (read more)

Categories: Copyright, Legal Developments

Second Circuit Affirms “Fair Use” Holding In Authors’ Suit Over Google Books

Posted October 29th, 2015 - by Kate Lucas

Nearly two years ago, we wrote on this blog about the Southern District of New York’s decision ruling that the Google Books Library Project was protected by the fair use doctrine.  Earlier this m… (read more)

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