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Article Date: March 2019
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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Jumpman Photo Case

Photographer Jacob Rentmeester, who took the original photo of a leaping Michael Jordan that became a logo selling billions in Nike goods, had seen his suit thrown out by a district court than denied by a 2-1 vote in the Ninth Circuit. The appeals court said the Nike logo was obviously inspired by Rentmeester’s photo but ruled that Nike’s action did not amount to unlawful appropriation. Nike paid ... Log in to view full article.


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