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Estate of Vivian Maier v. Goldstein

Estate of Vivian Maier v. Jeffrey Goldstein, No. 1:17-cv-02951 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 20, 2017).

This ongoing federal case demonstrates the distinction between the physical ownership of artwork and ownership of its copyright. The case pits the Estate of Vivian Maier, an amateur photographer, against the owner of thousands of Maier’s works, over who owns the copyright to . . .

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