Philpot v. Santos

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musicians Kenny Chesney, Ted Nugent, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, and Kid Rock made these photographs available under Creative Commons Licenses. Philpot alleges that Reality TV World 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