Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Tattoos and Copyright

Who Owns Body Art?: We know that artists own the copyright for their work — but what about tattoo artists? This question is the subject of a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Arizona, where tattoo artist Chris Escobedo claims that video game producer THQ, Inc., is infringing on his copyright in a new mixed martial arts video game. The game features fighter Carlos Condit, who — both in the game and in life — has one of Escobedo's lion tattoos inked on his torso. Now Escobedo, the artist, wants credit.Tattoos and Copyright the link. 

 I've tried to research this more, anything that has to do with Escobedo will not open show up on the web.  Very strange.  I'm going to keep searching.  Looks like someone doesn't want us to read about this.

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