Is it original? New French decision on Mankowitz’s famous portrait of Jimi Hendrix

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Abstract

This article considers a significant ruling of the Court of Appeal of Paris reversing a tribunal decision that Mankowitz’s famous portrait of Jimi Hendrix was not sufficiently original to attract copyright protection and that the defendant, an e cigarettes sales company, was therefore free to adapt the photograph for advertising purposes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-253
Number of pages3
JournalEntertainment Law Review
Volume28
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017

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