Philpot v. Citizen Outreach Foundation, Inc.

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musician Ted Nugent, and made these photographs available under a Creative Commons License. Philpot alleges that Citizen Outreach Foundation, Inc. infringed his copyright by publishing, copying, and displaying the photographs on their website without proper attribution to Philpot and his website. Philpot is seeking actual damages, interest, reasonable attorney’s fees, and statutory damages.

Case summary

This case is currently pending. The judge issued an order denying the motion to dismiss on 03/03/2021. On 06/30/2021, the judge issued a scheduling order granting the discovery plan and scheduling order.

Attribution Photograph