Monday, February 07, 2011
Art Litigation: Jeff Koons Balloon Dog Case Settles
Story on the Jeff Koons balloon dog controversy settling here, bookends will be sold, but without Koon's name. This is an example of an artist exerting control over the right of attribution.
Bookends look like this:
NY Times article here SF Chronicle here
Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2010 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here
Labels: art law, art litigation, balloon dog, copyright infringement, fair use doctrine, jeff koons, moral rights, right of attribution
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