Photog Tells High Court His Case Could Nix Cariou Ruling

Law360, New York (January 13, 2015, 7:18 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin photographer has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up his copyright case over T-shirts that used his photos without permission, and to use it as a vehicle to overturn the controversial fair use precedent set by Second Circuit's 2013 ruling against photographer Patrick Cariou.

The high court refused last year to hear the closely watched Cariou case, leaving in place a ruling that some critics believed both expanded and muddied the idea of what counts as a fair use. On Monday, Michael Kienitz, who lost his own fight this summer to stop the use of his photos, told...

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