Korean start-up claims LG H&H stole its concept of tattoo printer
South Korean start-up Prinker Korea has accused LG Household & Health Care of copying the design of its personalized tattoo printing device, sold under the name Prinker M.
Prinker said that LG H&H had applied for a design patent in September 2020 under the name "tattoo printer," despite signing a non-disclosure agreement in June 2019 regarding a potential commercial relationship.
Getty Images sues AI art generator Stable Diffusion for trillions of dollars
The makers of the well-known AI art tool Stable Diffusion, Stability AI, are being sued in a United States District Court by Getty Images for allegedly violating the copyrights of 12 million photographs from the company’s collection, and is asking for trillions of dollars in compensation.
Stability is accused of copying Getty's images, captions, and information “as part of its efforts to build
Aldi loses court battle against Marks & Spencer over gin bottle design
German supermarket chain Aldi has lost the lawsuit battle after the High Court ruled that it had infringed Marks & Spencer’s gin bottle design.
The grocery chain was accused of "copying" the retailer's Christmas light-up gin bottle designs with its own-branded version.
In December 2021, Marks & Spencer sued the discount retailer, saying their gold flake blackberry and clementine gin
Kellogg India refutes plagiarism allegations in its ad campaign
Kellogg India has refuted plagiarism allegations claimed by food platform EatFit in its latest advertisement campaign released two weeks ago.
According to Kellogg India, its ad tagline Kuch Kar Dikhane Ki Bhookh (English version – Hungry to achieve something) is a “commonly used term and lacks exclusivity to any campaign. It can’t be called proprietary material, unless the same is protected und
Rick Astley sues Yung Gravy for using his voice in 'Betty (Get Money)'
English singer-songwriter Rick Astley has filed a lawsuit against rapper Yung Gravy for using his voice without permission in the hit song Betty (Get Money), which raises questions about what can legally be borrowed from older songs, even when certain licenses have been secured.
In Gravy's 2022 track, Astley’s voice was imitated by vocalist Popnick, whose voice which is strikingly similar Astl
Artist Julian Charrière claims fashion brand Zadig and Voltaire plagiarized his work for their latest campaign
French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière has accused fashion brand Zadig and Voltaire of using his work for a new campaign without permission.
To promote its recent Women's Fall-Winter '23 show during Paris Fashion Week, the company posted a nighttime video of a fountain on fire.
The video is eerily similar to Charrière's 2019 film And Beneath It All Flows Liquid Fire, which was filmed at t
Korea start-up Algocare accuses Lotte Healthcare of stealing its AI-powered tech
A Korean startup has accused the Lotte conglomerate of stealing its AI-powered nutrient dispenser technology and using it in their own product. In order to prevent further violations of small businesses, one of the Korean government's ministries will find a resolution, either through mediation or litigation.
Algocare is a Korean healthcare startup recognized for winning the CES Innovation Award
Lensa app accused of stealing artworks to create online pictures
Australia-based artist Kim Leutwyler has accused the Lensa app of stealing artists' work in order to create artificial intelligence (AI)-based self-portraits and has demanded stringent copyright laws to combat AI-generated art.
The photo and video editor app Lensa recently launched an AI-based feature called "magic avatar" that uses AI to produce stylized portraits of users who upload pictures
US-based celebrity photo agency sues Twitter for copyright infringement
A photo agency has filed a lawsuit against Twitter accusing the company of allowing users to upload its copyright-protected photos.
Backgrid, a celebrity photo agency, alleges that Twitter infringed “at least 1,526” of its celebrity images, with infringement “continuous and ongoing.”
The agency also claims that it sent more than 6,700 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) notices to Twitte
Venezuelan influencer claims Shakira plagiarized her song
Venezuelan influencer and singer Briella has accused Columbian singer Shakira and Bizarrap of plagiarizing her song.
The singer claims that Shakira’s new song ‘BZRP Music Sessions #53' shares similarities with her single ‘Solo tú’, which was released in July 2022.
Briella shared a video on her social handles, calling out the similarities between the two videos.
For instance, she refers to
Zazzle accused of using Filipino artist’s painting without permission
New York-based Filipino painter Bienvenido Bones Banez, Jr., has filed a lawsuit against global online marketing company Zazzle for copyright infringement.
Zazzle is accused of using a photo of Banez's large canvas in its marketing materials from 2017 to 2022 for a variety of products without permission.
The painting in question is titled “Satan Inspiring the World,” a hermeneutic visual rea
Donald Trump accused of using copyright-protected images in his NFT collection
Former US president Donald Trump has been accused of using copyright-protected photos in his NFT collection, with social media users calling his money-making endeavor a "scam".
Last month, Trump launched 45,000 photos as an NFT collection called ‘Collect Trump Cards’, or ‘Trump Digital Trading Cards’ as it’s officially known on OpenSea.
The collection, which depicts him as various characters