9th Circ. Should Overturn The Miles Davis Tattoo Ruling

By Brian Moriarty (February 15, 2024, 5:41 PM EST) -- The jury in the recent Sedlik v. Von Drachenberg case decided that a tattoo of jazz trumpeter Miles Davis inked by celebrity artist Kat Von D was not substantially similar to a copyrighted photo of Davis taken by professional photographer Jeffrey Sedlik. Thus, it was determined that the tattoo did not infringe Sedlik's copyright....

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