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‘Monkey Selfie’ Copyright Battle: Settlement Reached
  • Keltie LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • October 19 2017

The two year legal battle over the infamous ‘monkey selfie’ between a photographer and an animal rights group has finally reached its conclusion. Last

Monkey See, Monkey Do Monkey Own? The Curious Case of Naruto v. Slater
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

When wildlife photographer David Slater set up his camera in the rainforests of Indonesia, he hardly expected to ignite a copyright battle with a

“Monkey Business” settled
  • Chiever
  • USA
  • September 4 2017

The long-running dispute over the copyright to photos of monkeys taking selfies finally appears to have been resolved. On 4 August the disputants -

PETA Isn’t Monkeying Around With Copyright Ownership Rights
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 23 2016

As we reported in a recent post, PETA lost its efforts, on behalf of Naruto the monkey, to secure his claim to copyright ownership of his “selfie”

PETA’s Lawsuit Against Whole Foods Dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

A California federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. (PETA) alleging Whole Foods Market Inc

PETA and Opponents Sling Arguments In “Monkey Selfie” Case
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2015

We reported in September on the lawsuit filed in California over the so-called “Monkey selfie” that underscored some of the limits of copyright

Whole Foods targeted by PETA, consumer class action for humane meat “sham”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. (PETA) has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods Market claiming the grocery chain’s “5-Step Animal

PETA thinks monkeys can own copyrights
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2015

Last August we wrote about a dispute between photographer David Slater and the Wikemedia Foundation over what is known as "The Monkey Selfie."

PETA sues on behalf of selfie monkey
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2015

Remember the dispute of copyright ownership over a selfie taken by a macaque in 2011? I wrote about it earlier this year when the owner of the camera

Irony is dead: PETA sues for copyright infringement on behalf of the animal in the “monkey selfie”
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

In a year that began with the vagaries of Left Shark, we have our most bizarre art law story of 2015so far. Last year, the United States Copyright