Shepard Fairey, AP Settle Copyright Lawsuit

January 12, 2011

By David Walker

The Associated Press has settled its copyright infringement claim against artist Shepard Fairey on amicable terms, the wire service announced today. The settlement ends a nearly two-year court battle over Fairey’s unauthorized use of an AP photo to create the iconic Obama Hope poster. AP says Fairey has agreed to share with AP the rights to make posters and merchandise...

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