Philpot v. Independent Journal Review

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 Independent Journal Review 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.

Attribution Photograph