One of the most interesting cases in the past few years is the battle over the copyright on a picture taken by a monkey.
The shutter of the camera was triggered by the monkey so under US law, the monkey should have the copyright. Of course, the owner of the camera has possession of the photograph and included it in a book of wildlife images.
PETA sued the camera owner for copyright infringement and the case was recently before the US Court of Appeals.
The case didn’t go very well for the monkey. Read more below.