Bloomberg Hit With Suit Over Unlicensed Use Of Photo

Law360, San Diego (August 15, 2011, 5:28 PM EDT) -- A photographer sued Bloomberg LP on Friday in New York for allegedly using his portrait of the co-founder of Internet pioneer Netscape Communications Corp. as part of a TV news segment without purchasing a contractually required license.

Louis Psihoyos, a Colorado resident and professional photographer, claims New York-based TV station operator Bloomberg and California-based production firm Luminant Media Inc. infringed his copyrighted portrait.

“Defendants, by their willful and knowing actions, injured plaintiff by engaging in the unlicensed, unauthorized and uncompensated use of plaintiff’s creative work and,...
To view the full article, register now.