An Illinois federal jury awarded Catherine Alexander only $3,750 in damages for Take-Two Interactive and WWE's use of tattoos she made for Randy Orton in their video games, but the implications of the ruling go much further.
In a first-of-its-kind copyright trial, a jury will decide whether tattoo artist Catherine Alexander can effectively control the use of Randy Orton's likeness in video games.
Exploring Section 113(c) of the Copyright Act, an underutilized defense that could have changed the outcome of a recent infringement case.
The Ninth Circuit took a overly minimalist view of copyright's de minimis defense, finding that a photo stored on an inaccessible web server doesn't qualify.
In a decision with frightening implications, a court in Illinois holds that a jury will decide whether Randy Orton's tattoo artist can control the use of the wrestler’s image in video games.
Fashion designer Elie Tahari was found liable for copyright infringement after reposting a street style photo of one of its outfits on social media. It's a common practice, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's legal.