Our Litigators of the Week are Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partners Luke Nikas and Maaren Shah, who racked up a pair of wins in the rarefied world of art litigation. 

On behalf of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, they convinced a federal judge in New York to toss a suit that could have impacted thousands of works by the pop artist. Noted photographer Lynn Goldsmith claimed that Warhol infringed her copyright when he used her 1981 photograph of the musician Prince in a series of silkscreen images. Instead, U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan ruled it was fair use.

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