Moscow on the Hudson poster infringement

Moscow on the HudsonThis poster, depicting a bird’s eye view of New York with Moscow and Russia beyond, prompted a lawsuit by artist Saul Steinberg. Steinberg alleged that the movie poster infringed the copyright in “View of the World from 9th Avenue”, his famous cover illustration for a 1976 issue of The New Yorker magazine. The district court agreed and awarded summary judgment to Steinberg.

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