Tattoo Copyrights May Finally Get Their Day In Court

Law360, New York (April 28, 2016, 10:39 AM EDT) -- After more than a decade of conjecture, debate and closed-door settlements, a tattoo copyright infringement lawsuit may finally go to trial. On Feb. 1, 2016, licensing company Solid Oak Sketches LLC filed a complaint against Visual Concepts LLC, 2K Games Inc. and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. for copyright infringement in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Solid Oak is the exclusive licensor of tattoos displayed on the bodies of National Basketball Association players who appear in the "NBA 2K16" video game. The company entered into copyright licensing agreements with tattoo artists Shawn Rome, Justin Wright and...

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