AP and Fairey Settle Copyright Case

After a nearly two-year court battle over Shepard Fairey’s unauthorized use of an AP photo in the Obama Hope poster, AP and Fairey have reached an amicable settlement.

Really amicable. Neither side is giving up its legal position regarding the Obama Hope poster. This news may disappoint anyone who was itching for a decisive victory — either to rebuke artists who appropriate photos, or to clarify the bounds of fair use.

You can read the full story online in the News section of PDNOnline.

Comments are closed.