Dodge Viper Enthusiasts Show Dealership Infringed Copyrights

Sept. 10, 2019, 3:28 PM

A group of Dodge Viper enthusiasts proved that a Kansas car dealership infringed its copyrights by exceeding a license to use a photo in advertising.

The group made a prima facie showing of copyright infringement, but questions remained as to whether the infringement was willful and if the copyright claim was barred by estoppel, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas said Sept. 9.

Viper Nürburgring Record LLC was formed to beat a world record time on Germany’s Nürburgring race track with a Dodge Viper. VNR hired a professional photographer to take pictures of the attempt. Kansas car ...

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