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28 September 2020

Flower-throwing in the legal glass house

Poets, as Percy Bysshe Shelley said, are the ‘unacknowledged legislators of the world’ but artists are the serial law breakers. After all it was Picasso who pointed out, ‘good artists borrow but great artists steal.’ And while no-one is accusing street artist Banksy of stealing he is facing accusations of being casual to the point of contemptuous of intellectual property law.

Dennis Lee, Partner in our intellectual property team, comments on this in an article for The Legal Diary.

The full article is available, here.

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