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 – nearly as fast as the creations of fast fashion-focused businesses - has been now settled.

Here’s what Angela writes:

“H&M, the famous Swedish fast fashion retailer, sued on March 9 last an LA-based graffiti artist, Jason “Revok” Williams, before the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, requesting a court order that would enable the company to use Revok’s artwork in the background of its new men’s sportswear campaign called “New Routine”, without paying any royalty.

To read the whole story please see the link below:
http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2018/03/unlawful-street-art-used-in-promoti...

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Tuesday, 20 March, 2018