NBA 2K Moves To Kill 'Troubling' Tattoo Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2017, 12:05 PM EDT) -- Take-Two Interactive is moving to shut down a lawsuit filed over copyrighted tattoos on Lebron James and other players who appear in its popular "NBA 2K" video game franchise, saying the “troubling” case must be “halted in its tracks.”

In a motion for summary judgment filed in New York federal court Wednesday, the game maker said the appearance of the tattoos in the games is clearly protected by copyright law’s doctrines of fair use and de minimis use, which allows for a tiny amount of a...
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