IP Law Daily, COPYRIGHT NEWS: ‘Weird But True’: An artist in a fast-food wrapper dress targets National Geographic, (Jan 14, 2022)

By Matthew Hersh, J.D.

The venerable publication is accused of purloining the offbeat photo for a popular series of children’s books.

In a lawsuit that appears likely to test the limits of the “fair use” defense when it comes to the use of photos posted on social media, a visual artist claims that National Geographic magazine purloin ...