Philpot v. Snopes Media Group Inc.

Background information

Larry Philpot is a freelance concert photographer who photographed musician Kid Rock, and made these photographs available under a Creative Commons License. Philpot alleged that Snopes Media Group, Inc. 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

The court granted the stipulated motion for dismissal with prejudice on 10/29/2020.

Attribution Photograph