2nd Circuit Affirms Originality, Fair Use Findings In Copyright Case
(November 3, 2015, 12:33 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge properly found that the creator of an unauthorized fair use that exhibits sufficient originality may still claim independent copyright protection for those original contributions, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 30 (Jaime Keeling v. Eve Hars, et al., No. 13-694, 2nd Cir.).
(Decision available. Document #16-151116-003Z.)
Moreover, according to the panel of Circuit Judges Jose A. Cabranes, Debra Ann Livingston and Christopher F. Droney, “copyright protection may extend to a work that exhibits the sufficient...