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Velvet Underground Loses Banana Copyright Claim

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Forty-five years ago, artist Andy Warhol created an album cover for The Velvet Underground, featuring a stylized black and yellow banana. Earlier this year, band members sued, claiming the Andy Warhol foundation had unlawfully licensed the banana for use on iPhone and iPad accessories. A U.S. District Court dismissed part of the band's claim over copyright infringement.
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