Originally Posted by trustkill
Interesting to see how this intellectual property case plays out.
I think it's going to resolve to that 20% difference, myself. I've seen other cases that were more solid get tossed in more traditional print-media. If zuffa didn't tweak the work, it serves them right, I guess.
Originally Posted by xrjxarsonx
well said. its not about the image being see on tv, media or whatever. its about the digital artist copying the tattoo artists original design without permission or compensation. its sounds like a silly case, but usually when you get a tattoo in all the forms you fill out there is a part about the artist work remaining theirs and any use of it without permission is prohibited.
if the artist still has the paperwork he may have a case
I've designed the bulk of my tats, but I've had a couple one-offs by artists, I've never signed anything to that effect.
I think it's more along the lines of Tyson's artist, where he literally had Tyson sign over reproduction rights to him...if Condit's guy has anything like that, he may have a case...but I don't think boilerplate tat shop don't-sue-me-if-you-get-Hep stuff is going to cut it.
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