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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Shepard Fairey Sues AP In Dispute Over Image

Shepard Fairey has now upped the ante in that dispute with the Associated Press. He's gone to court to ask for a ruling that he did not infringe any copyright the AP has in the original photo of President Obama that he used to create the now famous image that's at issue. Meanwhile Mannie Garcia, who appears to have shot the photo, now says he, not the AP, has the copyright in the photo. Read more here in a New York Times article.

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