[LISTEN] Who owns the copyright to the tattoo on your body? An explainer

Do you know who owns the copyright to your tattoo?

Would you go out to copyright your tattoo now to ensure that you own it?

Adams & Adams Senior Associate, Nicole Smallberger spoke to Joanne Joseph to explain what the law says about tattoo copyrights.

It is not clear, black and white. It depends.

Nicole Smalberger, Senior Associate at Adams & Adams

Another interesting aspect to it is if we were discussing this a few decades ago we might have been laughed at for even suggesting that a tattoo warrants a copyright protection.

Nicole Smalberger, Senior Associate at Adams & Adams

Tattoos are part of contemporary culture and I think they can warrant copyright protection.

Nicole Smalberger, Senior Associate at Adams & Adams

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