x

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Continue if you are OK with this or read more in our privacy policy. 




IP rights for animals is an argument for Congress, not courts, judge tells PETA

01-02-2016

IP rights for animals is an argument for Congress, not courts, judge tells PETA

Denys Kutsevalov / Shutterstock.com (A macaque monkey, pictured)

A US court has ordered the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to take its ‘monkey selfie’ argument to Congress after it dismissed a complaint asserting that a Macaque ape should own the copyright to a photo it took of itself.


PETA; copyright; ‘Monkey selfie’; David Slater; William Orrick; Naruto; photography; “Wildlife Personalities”

WIPR

Payment types accepted