Tag: Copyright

Getty Images Bans AI-Generated Images Due To Copyright Worries – ARTnews.com

Getty Images announced on Wednesday that it is banning AI-generated art, including images produced by OpenAI’s DALL-E and Meta AI’s Make-A-Scene, from its platform. The decision, according to Getty, stems from concerns that copyright laws are currently unsettled with regard to imagery created by those tools. “There are real concerns with respect to the copyright of outputs from these models and unaddressed rights issues ...

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Maurizio Cattelan Rejects Claims Banana Sculpture Infringed Copyright – ARTnews.com

Artist Maurizio Cattelan has doubled down on his denial that his viral sculpture comprised of a banana duct-taped to a wall copied another artist’s work. In a new filing, his lawyers claim that Cattelan was unaware the other artwork even existed. The legal battle over the originality in Cattelan’s buzzy piece, Comedian, began after the Miami-based artist Joe Morford accused Cattelan of infringing the copyright of Morford’s own duct tape sculpture, Banana ...

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Ninth Circuit Reverses Opinion on Picasso Copyright Case – ARTnews.com

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has overturned a lower court’s ruling involving a longstanding legal battle involving the copyright of certain photographs of paintings by Pablo Picasso between the French copyright holder and an American art editor. In 2019, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila ruled French court’s 2001 ruling of astreinte–a monetary damages for copyright infringement–did not apply in ...

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Immersive Art Collective Sues Cali Company for Copyright Infringement – ARTnews.com

teamLab, a Japanese collective that produces immersive experiences, is currently suing the Museum of Dream Space (MODS) for copyright infringement. The Japanese company’s initial complaint was filed in 2019, and recent court filings released Monday show MODS’ response. Immersive exhibits have been raking in money as shows dedicated to Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt tour the world. In the ...

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U.S. Copyright Office Rules A.I. Art Can’t Be Copyrighted | Smart News

Stephen Thaler's AI creation, A Recent Entrance to Paradise, has been denied copyright protection by the US Copyright Office. Stephen Thaler The U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) once again rejected a copyright request for an A.I.-generated work of art, the Verge’s Adi Robertson reported last month. A three-person board reviewed a request from Stephen Thaler to reconsider the office’s 2019 ruling, which found his A.I.-created image “lacks ...

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U.S. Copyright Office Rules That AI Cannot Hold Copyright – ARTnews.com

In 2018, President & CEO, Imagination Engines, Inc. Dr. Steven Thaler sent a request to the U.S,. Copyright review board asking that they register an artwork to an AI he had invented, Creativity Machine. That board rejected his application, which he appealed. Last week, the review board once again refused to grant an AI a copyright because, it said, copyright can only be granted ...

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An Appeals Court Rules That Andy Warhol Violated a Photographer’s Copyright by Using Her Image of Prince Without Credit

Celebrity photographer Lynn Goldsmith has won her copyright lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation on appeal. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a 2019 ruling from New York’s federal court finding that Andy Warhol had made fair use of Goldsmith’s 1981 photograph of Prince when he created the “Prince Series.” Goldsmith appealed that verdict, arguing that the Warhol artworks were not a transformative use of her image. “We agree,” ...

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Photographer Wins Copyright Claim Over Warhol Art

A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in a copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on one of her pictures of Prince.The New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the artwork created by Warhol before his 1987 death was not transformative and could not overcome copyright obligations to ...

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