Category: Copyrights

Graffiti Artists Tag Camuto Fashion House for Copyright Infringement

Earlier this month, four Los Angeles-based graffiti artists, “Rime,” “Host18,” “Taboo” and “Reme” filed suit against the Vince Camuto fashion house and related entities alleging copyright infringement for “inexplicably featur[ing] Plaintiffs’ murals” as “the centerpiece of a marketing campaign for their Spring/Summer 2017 line [ ] without Plaintiffs’ continue reading...

Prince

The Artist Formerly Known As…Warhol

Lynn Goldsmith is a professional photographer who rose to fame in the 1970’s for her portrait photography, especially for her work with musicians and other entertainers.  Her work has appeared on over 100 album covers.  In 1981, Goldsmith took this publicity photo of Prince:   continue reading...

Locked Out: Zillow’s Failure to Provide Insurer Timely Notice of DMCA Takedown Notice Precludes Coverage Under a Claims-Made Policy

Last month the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington held that a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Takedown Notice triggered a policyholder’s obligation to notify its claims-made insurer.  The case, National Union Fire Insurance Co. v. Zillow, Inc., occupies a unique continue reading...

Fearless Girl

Fearless Girl Must Stay

We teach girls to shrink themselves To make themselves smaller We say to girls “You can have ambition But not too much You should aim to be successful But not too successful Otherwise you will threaten the man” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie In honor of continue reading...