Street art and copyright have been increasingly at the centre of attention. Katfriend Angela Saltarelli (Chiomenti) reports on a case that was initially brought by H&M against a street artist and â nearly as fast as the creations of fast fashion-focused businesses - has been now settled.
Hereâs what Angela writes:
âH&M, the famous Swedish fast fashion retailer, sued on March 9 last an LA-based graffiti artist, Jason âRevokâ Williams, before the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, requesting a court order that would enable the company to use Revokâs artwork in the background of its new menâs sportswear campaign called âNew Routineâ, without paying any royalty.
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