Despite some gloom and doom about the future of fair use after the Supreme Court’s decision in Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. v. Goldsmith last May, it seems that for documentary film makers at least, fair use is in roaring good health.
After the years-long saga surrounding whether a two-dimensional piece of artwork created by Dr. Thaler’s Creativity Machine could be registered as a copyright, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a final order stating that machine generated artwork is not copyrightable.
The server test has been the law in the Ninth Circuit since 2007, but in recent years it has come under attack in lower courts in other jurisdictions.
Internet Archive Slammed in Decision Rejecting Mass Distribution of Unlicensed Ebooks Under ‘Controlled Digital Lending’ TheoryJack Browning, Linda Steinman and Liz McNamara
Judge Koeltl delivered a decision definitively characterizing Internet Archive’s actions as brazen copyright infringement.
The art world’s obsession with using RBG as its muse, lives on. As does legal controversy that surrounds that art and its reproduction.
Do content creators have the right to authorize or block AI systems from collecting and using their content as training data?
An exploration of some of the potential intellectual property challenges, strategies, and controversies that may arise around NFTs.
The court affirmed that Mic’s use of a composite screenshot from a New York Post article to report, criticize, and comment on the article, its subject, and the resulting backlash, was a fair use.
The Court found that Vape constituted a fair use of Grease. In addition, the Court rejected Defendants’ claim that Plaintiff had infringed on the Grease trademark in its use of the mark in the opening credits.
The case was an important early test of Van Buren’s significance for scraping and other data journalism techniques.