Art Law BlogPosts Tagged With "Graffiti art"

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McDonald’s In the Hot Seat Again Over Unauthorized Use of Graffiti Art

Posted May 9th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


This past fall, we wrote about a copyright-infringement lawsuit by the estate of artist Dash Snow against McDonald’s over the fast-food chain’s use of Snow’s graffiti art as part of the décor for… (read more)


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Graffiti Artists’ VARA Claims Regarding Destruction of 5Pointz Works Head to Trial

Posted April 10th, 2017 - by Kate Lucas


Earlier this month, the graffiti-artist plaintiffs in the now-famous 5Pointz case scored an interim victory that is expected to send the case to a trial later this year. Our previous posts con… (read more)


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McDonald’s Sued For Copying Graffiti Art

Posted October 10th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas


When international fast-food chain McDonald’s launched a campaign featuring images of graffiti art decorating some of its restaurants, the restaurant opened itself up to litigation asserting, amo… (read more)


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New Lawsuit Asserts Copyright Infringement of Tattoos

Posted March 15th, 2016 - by Kate Lucas


Move over, graffiti art—the next frontier in federal copyright litigation may be tattoo art.  A lawsuit filed in federal court last month seeks to enforce the intellectual property rights of a gr… (read more)


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Three New Cases to Watch in the World of Graffiti Art

Posted September 15th, 2015 - by Kate Lucas


As the interest in graffiti art has grown, so too have discussions in artistic and legal circles—including in the courts.  Graffiti was back in the news this summer, highlighted by an interesting… (read more)


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