Getty Settles Courtroom Sketch Artist's Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 8:39 PM EST) -- A renowned courtroom sketch artist has settled her claims that Getty Images US Inc. resold her copyrighted images, the artist told a Virginia district court Wednesday, leaving the Associated Press the sole remaining defendant in her suit.

Freelance artist Patricia Anne Lopez filed an unopposed motion to dismiss Getty from the suit. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

Lopez's attorney H. Jay Spiegel requested an extension of time for the case in August, indicating settlement talks were underway between Lopez, Getty and the AP....
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Case Title

Lopez v. The Associated Press et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00437

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Claude M. Hilton

Date Filed

April 21, 2011

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