A judge in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has made a request for a vote on whether to rehear the Naruto v. David Slater opinion dated April 23, 2018. This was the case where PETA tried to stand-in on behalf of the Celebes crested macaque to establish that animals could own copyrights. Let’s review the parties’ responses and see what they think.
The sua sponte Order for a vote to rehear: [pdf-embedder url=”https://lawfulmasses.com/wp-content/uploads/securepdfs/2018/06/63-2018_05_25-Sua-Sponte-Order.pdf” title=”63 2018_05_25 Sua Sponte Order”]
PETA’s Brief: [pdf-embedder url=”https://lawfulmasses.com/wp-content/uploads/securepdfs/2018/06/https-ecf-ca9-uscourts-gov-n-beam-servlet-transportroom-servlet-showdoc-009030105961.pdf”]
Blurb.com’s Brief: [pdf-embedder url=”https://lawfulmasses.com/wp-content/uploads/securepdfs/2018/06/https-ecf-ca9-uscourts-gov-n-beam-servlet-transportroom-servlet-showdoc-009030106690.pdf”]
David Slater’s Brief: [pdf-embedder url=”https://lawfulmasses.com/wp-content/uploads/securepdfs/2018/06/https-ecf-ca9-uscourts-gov-n-beam-servlet-transportroom-servlet-showdoc-009030104463.pdf”]