Legal Brief: Photographer Sues Celebrity Tattoo Artist Over Image Usage

By David Schonauer   Tuesday February 23, 2021

A number of photographers have sued celebrities for using their images on social media. Now Billboard reports that L.A.-based photographer Jeff Sedlik is suing celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D for infringing on his copyright by using a photo of jazz musician Miles Davis as basis for a tattoo. Sedlik created the image in 1989 and it was first published in a cover story in JAZZIZ.

Read the whole story at Billboard.


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