Not sufficiently ‘transformative’ appropriation of a photograph held infringing by French court

By Rosati E.

Abstract

Alix Malka v Peter Klasen, Cour d’appel de Versailles, 1ère chamber 1ère section, RG No 15/06029, 16 March 2018In long-standing litigation concerning unauthorized appropriation of a photograph for inclusion in a painting, the Versailles Court of Appeal held that the defendant had infringed the claimant’s copyright and that neither the …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice