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Another “Magic: The Gathering” Art Plagiarism Scandal

Plagiarism Today

The post Another “Magic: The Gathering” Art Plagiarism Scandal appeared first on Plagiarism Today. Wizards of the Coast, the makers of Magic: The Gathering, are at the center of another plagiarism scandal. Here's what happened.

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The Battle Lines Over AI Art

Plagiarism Today

Last month, artist Jason Allen won the Colorado State Fair’s art competition with a piece entitled Théâtre D’opéra Spatial. TL;DR — Someone entered an art competition with an AI-generated piece and won the first prize. Both online and off, AI art is making its presence felt, and battle lines are being drawn around it.

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Indigenous Art Under Licence: One Solution to the Problem of Theft of Indigenous Cultural Expression and Trade in Fake Indigenous Art (And WIPO is Working on Others)

Hugh Stephens Blog

Last fall I wrote about the ongoing problem of trade in fake Indigenous art. This applies to many genres and communities but is a particular problem in the Pacific Northwest, where I live, because of the richness of the art forms and their popularity among the public. (It

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O Prior Art, Prior Art, Wherefore Art Though Prior Art? 


In a new opinion the court asked and answerd an interesting question: What if most on-point prior art was accidentally created due to a typographical error? A key to the analysis was a finding that the error would have been apparent to someone of skill in the art. You can compare the prior art linear objective lens results (Fig.

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AIs Don’t Learn Jack S**t About Art

The Illusion of More

While people may continue to debate whether robots dream of electric sheep, let us please stop entertaining the notion that AIs “learn from artistic works the same way human artists learn” to make art.

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Who Owns the Copyright in AI-Generated Art?


Introduction In the ever-evolving intersection of technology and creativity, a groundbreaking revolution is underway – AI-generated art. This blog post embarks on a comprehensive journey to unravel the complex issue of copyright ownership in AI-generated art.

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AI and Computer-Generated Art: Its Impact on Artists and Copyright

Hugh Stephens Blog

Not being on the cutting edge of hi-tech myself this term had not crept into my consciousness until a couple of weeks ago, while I was up at my cottage north of Toronto enjoying the … Continue reading " AI and Computer-Generated Art: Its Impact on Artists and Copyright "

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