Philpot v. Cumulus Media Inc.

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musicians Kid Rock, Willie Nelson, and Ted Nugent, and made these photographs available under Creative Commons Licenses. Philpot alleged that Cumulus Media Inc. infringed his copyright by publishing, copying, and displaying the photographs on their websites,,,, and, without proper attribution to Philpot and his website. Philpot sought actual damages, interest, reasonable attorney’s fees, and statutory damages.

Case summary

Philpot filed a notice of dismissal on 06/26/2020.

Attribution Photograph