Noam Cohen at the New York Times discusses the suit in a delightful article on copyright infringement and tattoos at Replica Tyson Tattoo in New Movie Draws Artist’s Lawsuit - or - just because it is on your body does not mean you own it. Cohen asks:
"If a tattoo clearly violates copyright — say, exactly reproduces a Keith Haring drawing or an Annie Leibovitz photograph without permission — could a court order it removed?""Take it off" as a rule of law?
Intellectual property at its best -- or worst -- depending on where you stand.