Monkeys do not have standing under US Copyright Act

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Abstract

Naruto, a Crested Macaque, by and through his Next Friends, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc v David John Slater; Blurb, Inc; Wildlife Personalities, Ltd, US CA 9th Circuit, Unreported, 2018

Naruto v Slater (unreported, US CA 9th Circuit 2018) dismissed claims for copyright infringement on the basis that animals lack authority to issue such claims.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)607-608
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
Volume13
Issue number8
Early online date27 Jun 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018

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