Monkey Can't Sue Over Selfie

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Cooley successful represented website Blurb in a suit brought by PETA, which asserted that a monkey's copyright was violated after a selfie of the animal was published to Blurb's site by a nature photographer.

"Monkeys Can Own Copyrights, Primate Expert Tells 9th Circ.," Law360

"'Monkey Selfie' Judge Details Decision To Toss Copyright Suit," Law360

"Judge Throws Out 'Monkey Selfie' Case," The Recorder (Subscription required)

"'Monkey Selfie' Judge Says Animals Can't Sue Over Copyright," Law360

"Judge: Monkey Can't Sue Over Selfie, "The Recorder (Subscription required)


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Angela Dunning  Partner Palo Alto