US Copyright Hall of Mirrors: Cariou v. Prince

US copyright law can only be understood together with a web of interconnected and conflicting laws, including unique American doctrines like fair use , an almost unlimited right to free speech, as well as the US’s limited adoption of moral rights. This article will use the case of Cariou v. Prince to illustrate how challenging it is for courts applying these competing laws to generate a consistent and predictable stance on copyright infringement.