War memorial sculptor entitled to market royalties for use of image on stamp

, The National Law Journal

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The sculptor of the Korean War Veterans Memorial could potentially receive millions of dollars as a result of the U.S. Postal Service's infringement of his work on a stamp, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled.

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  • matt

    How is it that the sculptor maintained copyright in this commissioned piece? Was it not a work for hire? If not, does the Federal government not typically requirement assignment of copyright for sculptures displayed on federal land, especially the national mall?

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