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David Cummings, an Associate in Vedder Price's Chicago office and a member of the Litigation practice area, authored the article, "Creative Expression and the Human Canvas: An Examination of Tattoos as a Copyrightable Art Form," in the 2013 first quarter issue of the University of Illinois Law Review. In the article, Mr. Cummings discusses the applicability of copyright laws to tattoos, analyzes how current copyright laws affect tattoo artists and their customers, and provides a recommendation for the future based off of current copyright laws.

To read the complete article originally published in the University of Illinois Law Review, please click here.