Zazzle Hit With $460K Verdict Over Copyright Infringement

Law360, Los Angeles (August 11, 2017, 9:39 PM EDT) -- Zazzle Inc. was hit with a $460,000 verdict in California federal court after a jury found it had infringed a publisher's copyrights for nearly 40 paintings by allowing users to have the works printed on blank mugs, canvas and other items, according to a Thursday order.

Greg Young Publishing Inc. accused Zazzle in its June 2016 suit of letting customers run wild with pilfered prints created by artist Kerne Erickson, court records show. The company did nothing while customers paid to have Erickson's images, to which Greg Young holds the copyrights, printed on various blank items, according to the suit....

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