Cases

Here you will find information on litigation that involves or directly affects Creative Commons legal tools. Click on the link to each case name for more details on the dispute.

Country Case name License Year of resolution
Belgium Linchôdmapwa v L'asbl Festival de Theatre de Spa CC BY-NC-ND 2010
Germany Gerlachs v DVU CC BY-SA 2010
Germany Spirit Legal LLP v Redacted Parties Unknown 2016
Spain SGAE v Fernandez Unknown 2006
Spain SGAE v Luis Unknown 2005
Israel Avi Re'uveni v Mapa Inc. CC BY-NC-ND
Israel No. 71036 v Newspaper CC BY-SA 2011
Netherlands Curry v Audax CC BY-NC-SA 2006
United States of America Chang v Virgin Mobile and Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 2009
United States of America Drauglis v Kappa Map Group CC BY-SA 2015
United States of America Great Minds v FedEx Office CC BY-NC-SA 2018
United States of America Great Minds v Office Depot CC BY-NC-SA 2019
United States of America Jacobsen v Katzer Unknown 2010
United States of America Philpot v LM Communications CC BY
United States of America Philpot v Media Research Center CC BY
United States of America Wikimedia Foundation v Internet Brands CC BY-SA 2012