Photographer Jeff Sedlik and tattoo artist Kat Von D each claim the Supreme Court’s Warhol decision entitles them to summary judgment their long-running copyright dispute.
Five things to know about the Supreme Court's new purpose-driven fair use opinion in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith
In a 30-page order, the district court largely denies both parties' motions for summary judgment, finding triable issues on substantial similarity and fair use.
Over the past quarter-century, transformative use has become shorthand for fair use itself. The Warhol case gives the Supreme Court an opportunity to provide balance and flexibility to the doctrine.