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CASE STUDY: RICHARD PRINCE

CASE STUDY: RICHARD PRINCE

If adding an Instagram border and a caption to an image is sufficiently “transformative” to render such a use fair, then every image of a post on Instagram is fair, and by extension, every image of a post on Facebook, or Twitter, or Reddit is fair.

Four Common Questions About Using Copyrighted Work As A Backdrop

These are four common questions that involve taking a picture of someone else's copyrighted work as a background to the subjects the photographer intended to photograph.

In every case, whether your reproduction of someone else's work within your work constitutes copyright infringement will likely be a fair use determination, and a judge would apply the four fair use factors: