Philpot v. Scripps Media, Inc. et al

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musicians Ted Nugent and Jerry Lee Lewis and made these photographs available under Creative Commons Licenses. Philpot alleged that Scripps Media Inc. and Literally Media Ltd. 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

The case was terminated on 12/02/2020 after the parties stipulated to the voluntary dismissal of the case with prejudice.

Attribution Photograph