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Monkey Business To Continue At 9th Circ. Despite Deal

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 11:06 PM EDT) -- More than seven months after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals announced that it had reached a deal with a nature photographer to end the highly publicized “monkey selfie” copyright lawsuit, the Ninth Circuit said Friday that it would nevertheless issue an opinion in the case.

In Friday’s order denying the parties’ joint motion to dismiss the appeal, the three-judge panel cited a 2004 Seventh Circuit case, Albers v. Eli Lilly & Co., in which the appellate court concluded that a bid to dismiss was...
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Case Title

Naruto v. David Slater, et al


Case Number

16-15469

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 Copyright

Date Filed

March 21, 2016

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