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Buddha Copyright Granted in China

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A Chinese court has ruled that an artist can hold a copyright for traditional religious symbols so long as they have “innovative elements” incorporated. The court ruled that sculptor Huang Quanfu “owns the rights to a wood sculpture design for Maitreya – the so-called fat smiling Buddha,” according to China Daily. The artist had sued […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 26th, 2012 at 12:09 pm

Posted in Intellectual Property

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