Tattoo Rights: The Artist or the Body?

June 13, 2011

In this week's edition of Legal Issues in the News, we consider whether tattoos can be copyrighted by tattoo artists. The recently released blockbuster, Hangover Part II, raised this precise question when Warner Brothers was accused of copyright infringement of the tattoo design famously sported by Mike Tyson. Jay Kesan (kay-sen) has the details.