Velvet Underground by Warhol

Velvet Underground by Warhol

Apple Versus Banana : Velvet Underground To Appeal

by VVN Music on September 12, 2012

in News

The members of the Velvet Underground were dealt a partial blow in their suit against the Andy Warhol Foundation over the licensing and use of the iconic Warhol banana used on their album The Velvet Underground and Nico.

Velvet Underground by Warhol

Velvet Underground by Warhol

On Friday, a federal judge refused to hear a claim of copyright on the image, but that doesn’t mean the case is over. It now moves to a new phase that will reexamine the claims from a trademark standpoint.

For more on the legal aspects of the case and the full finding by the judge, click over to the Hollywood Reporter.

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