Mercedes is suing some street artists after they threatened to file suit over some of their murals being in the background of Mercedes’ G500 ads. Can the case be dismissed? Let’s talk about that!
The EFF, Public Knowledge, and others have joined an Amicus or friend-of-the-court Brief in favor of ComicMix and the Mash-Up of Star Trek and Dr. Seuss. ComicMix won on Fair Use grounds at the District Court but Dr. Seuss Enterprises has appealed to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
GMM used a photo of a Prison in Norway while commenting on the “luxurious” Prison. But is that Fair Use?
Judge Nathan in the Southern District of New York has ruled that a use of a cropped screenshot of a copyrighted “news” article is a Fair Use where the secondary user made criticism and commentary as opposed to simply republishing the article.