The Writers Guild of America Strike, the Creative Industry and Artificial Intelligence

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Dana Sussman

Update: On June 4, 2023, the Directors Guild of America (“DGA”) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (“AMPTP”) reached a tentative agreement, with ratification scheduled for June 6. AMPTP and the DGA have agreed that AI is not a person and therefore cannot be used to replace the duties performed by DGA […]

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Copyright Infringement of Photographs and Reclaiming Publicity Rights Through NFTs

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Margaret Horstman

Richard Prince is a controversial artist known for appropriating third party images. Prince initially drew criticism in the 1980s when he took a photograph of a Marlboro advertisement and simply removed the word “Marlboro” from the picture. One of Prince’s appropriated Marlboro pieces earned him more than a million dollars in 2005 and another earned […]

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