Artist Urges High Court To Nix Photog's Fair Use Cert. Bid

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Warning of a dangerous “bright-line rule” for fair use, appropriation artist Richard Prince urged the U.S. Supreme Court last week to reject photographer Patrick Cariou's bid for high court review of a ruling that found Prince could create derivatives of Cariou's copyrighted images.

Responding to Cariou's petition for writ of certiorari in August, Prince told the court on Oct. 8 that no split existed among the circuits for fair use, and that the Second Circuit had acted consistently with high court precedent for the doctrine established...
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