Zillow Hit With $8.3M Verdict For Image Infringement
Law360, New York (February 13, 2017, 4:13 PM EST) -- A Washington federal jury has awarded a real estate photography company more than $8.3 million for its claim that real estate website Zillow used thousands of its photos without permission.
On Thursday, the jury found a Zillow Group Inc. website displayed more than 28,000 photos VHT Inc. had licensed to local real estate agents in violation of its copyrights, rejecting Zillow’s argument the it had an implied license to use the images.
VHT, an Illinois-based real estate photographer, had claimed Seattle-based Zillow violated its copyrights by posting photos VHT had taken and licensed to real estate agents and brokers nationwide to...
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