Copyright Action Against Cafepress Permitted To Proceed Based On Merchandise Created From User Generated Content

by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel Photographer Steven Gardner was not pleased to find that four of his copyrighted images – “Alaska Wildlife,” “Polar Bears 10 Hidden Bears,” “Find 12 Tigers,” and “Harmony of Wolves” – were being printed and sold on merchandise by CafePress Inc., the company behind www.cafepress.com, without his permission. Gardner filed a copyright […]

Copyright Action Against Cafepress Permitted To Proceed Based On Merchandise Created From User Generated Content

by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel Steven Gardner was not pleased to find that four of his copyrighted images – “Alaska Wildlife,” “Polar Bears 10 Hidden Bears,” “Find 12 Tigers,” and “Harmony of Wolves” – were being printed and sold on merchandise by CafePress Inc., the company behind www.cafepress.com, without his permission. Gardner filed a copyright action […]

Hawaii-based Tiki Shark Art Settles Copyright Infringement Case with Cafe Press

It’s not always easy to go up against the big guys, but when your copyrighted image is being infringed you have to try.  Brad Parker, owner of Kailua-Kona-based Tiki Shark Art, claimed his art was used on beachwear on CafePress.com without his permission.  You can read the entire article here.         Elaine Vitt