USPS Must Face Trial For Lady Liberty Stamp Mix-Up

Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 9:22 PM EDT) — The U.S. Postal Service is headed to trial on copyright claims for accidentally depicting a Las Vegas replica of the Statue of Liberty on billions of stamps, after the U.S. Court of Federal Claims refused to end the case Tuesday.

The ruling came in a suit filed by Robert S. Davidson, the sculptor behind the Lady Liberty replica featured prominently at the Las Vegas casino New York-New York. He sued after the Postal Service used an image of the replica’s face on 4 billion “forever” stamps,…

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  • A Mail Handler

    Seems petty. Why not settle out of court? My guess is that the infringement was not done on purpose. The artist/casino is owe something in my view.