Artist Says Harley Hogs Profits From 'Live To Ride' Logo

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 1:30 PM EDT) -- The artist behind Harley-Davidson Inc.'s "Live To Ride" logo sued the iconic motorcycle maker on Tuesday, claiming the design was for one-time use and that the company has infringed his copyright by continuing to slap the image on bikes.

Wayne Peterson says he owns the copyright to the design he created in 1986, but that Harley has refused to license it despite years of requests. Peterson claims that when he inquired about royalty payments for his design — which was not created using a work-for-hire agreement,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Peterson v. Harley-Davidson Inc et al

Case Number



Wisconsin Eastern

Nature of Suit



Lynn Adelman

Date Filed

April 24, 2012

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