Hustler Asks High Court To Review Nude Pic Copyright Ruling

Law360, New York (November 21, 2012, 6:27 PM EST) -- The owner of Hustler magazine has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether its publication of a risque photograph of a female news anchor was covered under the fair use doctrine, saying its use of the photo was transformative.

LFP Inc. filed a petition Nov. 13 and is seeking to overturn an August ruling by the Sixth Circuit affirming that the company infringed a copyright owned by Catherine Bosley when it published a revealing photo of her taken during a wet T-shirt contest. The Sixth...
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