Philpot v. Denver Dispensary LLC

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musician Willie Nelson and made these photographs available under a Creative Commons License. Philpot alleged that Denver Dispensary infringed his copyright by publishing, copying, and displaying the photographs on their website,, without proper attribution to Philpot and his website. Philpot sought actual damages, interest, reasonable attorney’s fees, and statutory damages.

Case summary

In August 2020, the parties settled and filed a notice of settlement. The stipulation of dismissal by plaintiff was filed on 08/31/2020 and the case was terminated on the same date.

Attribution Photograph