McDonald’s Sued Over Alleged Infringement on Dash Snow’s Graffiti Handle

October 5th, 2016

McDonald’s is currently facing a lawsuit by Jade Berreau, the former partner of Dash Snow, who alleges that the fast food chain copied the artist’s graffiti tag in a number of its restaurants.  “Mr. Snow’s famous work is so prominently placed, it was the only element singled out and spotlighted in media coverage surrounding McDonald’s display campaign,” the complaint notes.  “Mr. Snow was mentioned by name in at least one such press article, under the false assumption (which resulted from Defendants’ copying) that he authorized the use of his artwork and was therefore affiliated with and endorsed McDonald’s.”

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