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Re: JAMES GURNEY



Gigi Babcock or Ralph Miller III wrote:

> >What exactly is meant by "substantially similar," and how strictly is this
> >enforced?  Could or should James Gurney be brought up on charges for
> >appropriating the image of Mike Trcic'c _Daspletosaurus_?  Beats me.  It
> >would seem to be one of the more mysterious aspects of modern law, prone to
> >subjective interpretation.  And copyright law has done little to address
> >the area of multimedia, internet, and world wide web communications, so
> >this area is very murky, indeed, and caution is advised.

If the original sculpture had been done at the request of Disney, he'd already
have been sued by now, and not by Mike.

-Betty Cunningham