The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed dismissal of the of the “monkey selfie” case. In their opinion, the panel concluded that “this monkey-and all animals, since they are not human-lacks statutory standing under the Copyright Act.” In other words, animals can’t sue for copyright infringement.
Congratulations to the Santa Fe Business Incubator on their 20th anniversary!
IAM is hosting the third Auto IP USA on May 8th at The Henry Ford. Details may be found on IAM’s site.