Morel Wins Pre-Trial Victory Against AFP, Getty

December 30, 2010

By David Walker

A federal court judge has handed photographer Daniel Morel a decisive pre-trial victory in his copyright infringement claim against AFP, Getty Images, CBS, Turner Broadcasting System and others for unauthorized use of his exclusive earthquake images from Haiti last January. AFP, Getty and other defendants asked the court to throw out Morel’s copyright claims on the grounds that Morel effectively...

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