Saturday, August 17, 2019

"HBO sought to have the case dismissed last November, claiming that its use was 'transformative' enough to be considered fair use"

Motion to dismiss denied in an infringement case involving the use of a painting in a true-crime documentary.  The work is apparently "shown for over 25 seconds in one of the last frames of the documentary."  Story here.  Summary of the opinion (including a link to the full thing) here.