Photog Takes Prince Fair Use Ruling To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (September 3, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Photographer Patrick Cariou asked the U.S. Supreme Court last week to overturn a ruling that artist Richard Prince was mostly protected by the fair use doctrine when he used Cariou’s images, arguing the decision relied too heavily on the subjective artistic tastes of the judges involved.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed on Aug. 27, Cariou said the Second Circuit's April ruling — that 25 of Prince's 30 pieces of art had transformed the copyrighted images enough to qualify as fair use — ran...
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