Banana Taped To Wall Is Art Which Is Original Enough To Be Protected By the Copyright Act

Banana Taped To Wall Is Art Which Is Original Enough To Be Protected By the Copyright Act

By Steven T. Lowe / October 14, 2022

In early 2021, fine artist Joseph Morford filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against an artist named Maurizio Cattelan for copyright infringement. Morford alleged that Cattelan copied Morford’s art piece featuring a banana taped to a wall. Morford registered his artwork with the Copyright Office in 2000 and…

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