Court Rejects Daniel Morel’s $2.5 Million Claim for Legal Fees Against Getty, AFP

March 26, 2015

By David Walker

A federal court has rejected photographer Daniel Morel’s motion to recover $2.5 million in legal fees and costs that he says he incurred during his four-year copyright battle with Getty Images and AFP. After a jury trial in 2013, Morel won a $1.2 million award for unauthorized distribution by the two agencies of his images of the 2010 Haiti earthquake....

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