Can I take a photo from newspaper etc., missing any information, add a funny caption and sell it?
3 attorney answers
It depends on whether it is a true parody and whether it would fall under fair use. You will need an IP attorney to review it. Otherwise, assume that using the information would be an infringement.
Not unless you get permission from the newspaper, or the original copyright owner.
Copyright includes the exclusive right to reproduce copyrighted work and to distribute copies of the copyrighted work by sale to the public.
If the photo is a copyrighted work then copying the photo and selling would subject you to liability for copyright infringement, absent some other facts.
You should discuss with an intellectual property attorney.
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