[Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays
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Mon Aug 20 12:07:05 UTC 2012
On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 7:39 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think you are underestimating the skill involved in medical imaging.
> For example, if you want to take an x-ray of a broken arm, you need to
> make sure the arm is oriented in the right way and the x-ray is at the
> right angle so that the break is clearly visible. That sounds like
> enough creativity to create copyright to me.
Against this would be the case cited in the OP (528 F.3d 1258), which
specifically discounts the argument that skill=creativity.
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