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Court Rejects Rentmeester’s Infringement Claim Over Nike “Jumpman” Logo

Posted by on Tuesday June 23, 2015 | Copyright/Legal

A federal court in Portland, Oregon has dismissed photographer Jacobus “Co” Rentmeester’s copyright infringement claim against Nike for the same reason so many “copycat” infringement claims fail: Copyright law doesn’t protect ideas, only the expression of those ideas. And Nike’s expression was not “substantially similar” to Rentmeester’s, the court ruled. “Mr. Rentmeester has failed to... More