Month: January 1999

Bridgeman loses copyright claim

The Bridgeman Art Library’s claims against Corel Corporation have been dismissed by a New York court. Photographic reproductions of paintings were held not to be protected by copyright in their own right.  They lack originality, a key ingredient for protection of any artistic work. Corel marketed a set of CD-ROMs, “Masters CD-ROM”, containing 700 digital …   Read more