Courtroom Artist Accuses Getty Of Copyright Infringement
By Joshua Alston (June 24, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT) -- Getty Images Inc. was hit Thursday with a copyright infringement lawsuit in federal court in Washington state by a courtroom illustrator who says the image clearinghouse sold her drawings of such high-profile litigants as Martha Stewart without gaining permission or compensating her.
Christine Cornell, a courtroom illustrator based in Weehawken, N.J., says Getty Images stored over 50 of her courtroom drawings without paying her the required license fee, while licensing the images to news organizations despite not owning the copyrights or obtaining her permission to use the images. Cornell has over three decades of court illustration experience, and was retained for...
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