Posts Tagged ‘Theirry Guetta’

Judge Rules for Photog In Copyright Suit Over RUN DMC Photo

Posted by on Thursday June 9, 2011 | Copyright/Legal

French artist Theirry Guetta is guilty of infringing on photographer Glen E. Friedman’s copyright, a federal judge has ruled. Guetta was accused of using a well-know Friedman image of hip-hop pioneers RUN DMC as the basis for several artworks, including “posters, lithographs, paintings and other art,” according to the complaint filed by Freidman and his... More

Photog Glen E. Friedman Suing Artist For Infringement of RUN DMC Image

Posted by on Tuesday February 1, 2011 | Celebrity, Copyright/Legal, Fine Art, Photo Manipulation

Photographer Glen E. Friedman is suing artist Theirry Guetta for copyright infringement in a case that echoes the recently settled legal dispute between the Associated Press and Shepard Fairey. To create his iconic “Hope” poster of Obama, Fairey used an image of Obama taken by a photographer working for the Associated Press without permission. The... More