Restatement of the Law, Copyright Posts
This decision provides a major statement in the role that copyright law plays in fostering artistic creativity, as the court upheld the claim of a famed celebrity photographer, Lynn Goldsmith, that the Andy Warhol estate infringed her copyright in a photograph of the musician Prince when it licensed an image Warhol derived from that photograph to serve as a cover on a Condé Nast issue published shortly after Prince’s death.
At its meeting on January 19 and 20, 2023, the Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of five projects and approved drafts and portions of drafts as listed.
Learn more about the actions taken at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting, held last month, where the membership met to discuss and vote on twelve ALI project drafts.
In this video, Christopher Jon Sprigman and Lydia Pallas Loren provide an overview of Tentative Draft No. 3 of Restatement of the Law, Copyright, which will be presented at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider what it means for a work of art to be “transformative” for purposes of fair use under the Copyright Act.
At its meeting on January 20 and 21, 2022, the ALI Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of nine projects.
Earlier this year, at The American Law Institute’s 2021 Annual Meeting, the ALI membership voted to approve the Tentative Draft of Restatement of the Law, Copyright. This was the first time that this project was presented to membership for approval.
On September 10, the Global Innovation Policy Center of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to The American Law Institute concerning the Restatement of the Law, Copyright project. The post features ALI’s response to this inquiry.
The second segment of this year’s virtual Annual Meeting adjourned this week. Below is a summary of the actions taken on June 7 and 8.
In this video, Pierre N. Leval of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit discusses the Restatement of the Law, Copyright.