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Copyrighting body art?

Tattoo cases highlight the intersection between old legal doctrines and pop culture trends

Video gamers may have noticed a key detail missing from the Carlos Condit character in EA Sports’ recent version of “UFC” – no lion tattoo. EA Sports left out the tattoo to avoid being sued by the martial arts star’s tattoo artist for copyright infringement. Perhaps the company learned from the experiences of another video gaming company, ...