Tag Archives: Artistic Works



Street Art: Another Brick in the Copyright Wall
Feb / 02

Street Art: Another Brick in the Copyright Wall

Sharon Givoni Consulting Street art

Street art is colourful, raw, witty and thought-provoking and increasingly becoming a potential source of income for artists and anyone talented under the hand of a brush (or spray can!). However, street art is protected under copyright law just like all other art and moral rights and other laws may also impact on what “legitimate” […]

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The Fine Line between Copyright Infringement or Artistic Creativity

Sharon Givoni Consulting Arts and design, Copyright

This article looks at what happened when the owners of the Barbie doll (Mattel) took a photographer to court over the “creative” use of Barbie in a bold and daring set of photographers featuring Barbies cooking in a casserole dish and in a fondue pot. The fair use defence under copyright law came into play […]

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