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Ninth Circuit says acting performances are not copyrightable

19-05-2015

Ninth Circuit says acting performances are not copyrightable

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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled in favour of Google in its copyright dispute with actor Cindy Lee Garcia, stating that acting performances lack a tangible medium for them to be eligible for copyright protection.


US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Google; Cindy Lee Garcia; YouTube; film; copyright; acting

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