The Fine Line between Copyright Infringement or Artistic Creativity

Sharon Givoni Consulting Arts and design, Copyright

This article looks at what happened when the owners of the Barbie doll (Mattel) took a photographer to court over the “creative” use of Barbie in a bold and daring set of photographers featuring Barbies cooking in a casserole dish and in a fondue pot. The fair use defence under copyright law came into play in this American case.

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