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Top 7 Copyright Rulings Of 2020: A Midyear Report

Law360 (June 25, 2020, 8:07 PM EDT) -- From tattoos in video games to billion-dollar piracy verdicts to "Stairway to Heaven," the first half of 2020 was an action-packed time for copyright lawyers. As we head into the back half of the year, here are the seven big copyright decisions you need to know.

7. Solid Oak Sketches v. Visual Concepts

This March ruling by a Manhattan federal judge tossed out a novel lawsuit filed against Take-Two Interactive over the appearance of real-life tattoos on players in NBA2K video games.

Rejecting a lawsuit that the video game giant had called unprecedented and "troubling," the judge said that tattoo artists...

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