Thanks to the internet it's never been easier for people to rip off something that somebody else created and pass it off as their own. It isn't just individuals who do it either, but major well-known companies like New Look, Forever21, and even Disney. We wrote about one such case before, where artist Tuesday Bassen discovered that Spanish retailer Zara had stolen her designs and were using them without crediting her, and now Bored Panda has compiled an extended list of people who have experienced similar unfair treatment at the hands of people too lazy, or too talentless, to create something for themselves. Scroll down to see for yourself, and let us know how you feel in the comments.

#1

Art By Katie Woodger Stolen By Disney

Art By Katie Woodger Stolen By Disney

Katie-Woodger , io9.gizmodo.com Report

Charm Valenzuela
Community Member
5 years ago

The best way for it is to post things like this on facebook, twitter etc... Let's see how disney would quiet down a raging fire

Fbomb
Community Member
5 years ago

Good luck, the mouse doesn't play fair.

Randy Allos
Community Member
5 years ago

I would crowdfund a lawsuit, with the reward/payout being a percentage of the settlement if you win.

Randy Allos
Community Member
5 years ago

I would expect them to quickly offer a settlement once they realize they won't get away with it. Especially if you make more noise with local media etc.

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PurpleUnicorn
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like an exact replica to me, they haven't changed it at all. Good luck with getting some redress!

Sarah Eldridge
Community Member
5 years ago

Where did you find that bag and are you SURE that Disney crafted it? There's a good chance it's a knock off company. PS, I googled "Disney Alice in Wonderland cosmetic bag" and not one image of that bag showed up anywhere.

Ryan Rogers
Community Member
5 years ago

Also the screenshot is from the Disney Store website

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
5 years ago

File a DMCA takedown notice- be ready to prove it's your work. http://www.dmca.com/FAQ/What-is-a-DMCA-Takedown

Pamela
Community Member
5 years ago

This needs to be voted higher -- it's almost an exact replica !

Rebekah
Community Member
5 years ago

Please tell me this was solved some how.

Benj
Community Member
5 years ago

You had "so much respect"? For DISNEY??!! They are, and always have been business first.

Ann Ros'a
Community Member
5 years ago

They don't respect any other artist that are not designing for them.

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Buzz Covington
Community Member
5 years ago

Am I the only one here who thinks YOU may be liable for copyright infringement? Were you licensed to produce an (obvious) Alice in Wonderland image for public consumption? Not trying to be mean, but I think they may come back at you.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

You do realize that Disney didn't make up the Alice in Wonderland stories, right? It's been in the public domain for quite some time now.

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Roxy Eastland
Community Member
5 years ago

Considering how quick Disney are to bring aggressive legal action against the smallest, most remote, business producing an item with an unlicensed Disney image, this behaviour is doubly reprehensible. I hope that she does seek legal advice because she does have rights.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

My thoughts precisely.

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La Dung
Community Member
5 years ago

Gonna be hard... good luck ... Hope some1 that can actually help you read this

La Dung
Community Member
5 years ago

Also do contact them to see what they say bout this. Hope for the best :)

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Sari Kadison-Shapiro
Community Member
5 years ago

You should definitely see a lawyer. Some may do it for a contingency fee (You only pay if they win money for you). Mostly, it would be inexpensive to have a "cease and desist" letter written. They would be obligated to pay you. People Magazine used a postcard I designed in their issue on the Eighties. They didn't credit me or pay me. They did both after receiving a letter from an attorney.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

What I find particularly messed up about this is that Disney themselves are notorious for going after people to protect their own copyrights. So much so that they've been known to send cease and desist letters that threaten lawsuits to the most small time instances of people using their copywriten imagine. For example, they done that to multiple very small time daycares and schools who dared to paint images of their characters on their walls for decoration. And yet, here they are pulling this crap. I think her best bet would be to try and make this go as viral as possible

CC Hogan
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder what happened in the end? This complaint is from 2013.

sans macphee
Community Member
4 years ago

go to court like goldman did

April W
Community Member
5 years ago

This, and nearly everything else, was made in China. Disney most likely had nothing to do with creating this image. 99% likely the artwork was submitted by a third party and approved by Disney Consumer Products. Try the legal route, but the copycat may not be who you expect

Tamara Keegan
Community Member
5 years ago

Get a lawyer and file a lawsuit. You just have to prove the artwork is yours and that it was produced by you before Disney stole the image and started using it.

Julie McIver
Community Member
5 years ago

I am so very sorry this has happened to you. I have included a link to a website that specialise in DMCA takedown and can assist you in getting this taken down and getting compensation .. http://bit.ly/2xE4EdC

Vera Deme
Community Member
5 years ago

Honestly, I do not know if you can do anything as it probably was posted for the public without having been copyrighted. I do my own work, often using ideas from others but am putting a hidden sign every time, so that I can recognize and prove it is my work. Good luck!

Fsociety
Community Member
5 years ago

This is why I boycotted Disneyland a long time ago.

Andrea Marshall
Community Member
3 months ago

sue the bastards they can afford the court costs

Joseph Wagner
Community Member
2 years ago

Geeze, 1 example of plagiarism in and I'm already outraged.

Patrick Damiaens
Community Member
3 years ago

Start a lawsuit

Emelda Madalot
Community Member
3 years ago

call Disney via a lawyer if you feel you need back up but actually copyright is not a seperate entity you need to add to your works but an internationally recognized automatic right that every person, maker, creator, artist and non-artist alike has over the work they produce and if you can demonstrate your ownership and use of the image by sending an email (for example) with images of your sketches and especially in your case will be very easy to prove proprietary rights because you can show screenshots of the work on tumbler and prove that you were the first to upload the image to the internet. Disney is all too aware that it is very easy for any investigator or IT expert to pinpoint the exact date and time and IP address, location etc first posted an image or text or ANYTHING on the internet and they would be loathe to be publicly shamed for this very common but shabby practice. If you call them or better EMAIL them they will make you an offer but actually just spend the couple hundr

Emelda Madalot
Community Member
3 years ago

... hundred bucks a IP (intellectual property) lawyer will shaft you to email/call them on your behalf and sit back and wait for Disney’s offer but depending on sales and usage of your image i would expect to be able to holiday in style for a year to focus on more great art lol. srsly. you got this. dont think you are powerless because you are talented and you have power and are protected by laws if only you have the gumption to believe it and take an action on this.

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RAT DISNEY
Community Member
3 years ago

Disney and Google in conspiracy to steal my registered play High School Miserable that I wrote and registered was raped endlessly and capitol crimes and Rico Act violations by both defendants against me DISNEY Evilprises inc and Google removed and hid my video and replaced it with a Disney video of same title and subject matter what could High School Miserable be about but a miserable time in High School

T.J. Guinard
Community Member
4 years ago

The amazing irony and hypocrisy of this article being a 100% direct copy of from another website is next level!! The original article was posted 9 months ago. Every comment on here is from 8 months ago!

Joan Taylor
Community Member
4 years ago

You need to always copyright your work.

Emelda Madalot
Community Member
3 years ago

nope. copyright is automatic. no one needs to ‘take out’ copyright on their work to have the right to be recognized as the original creator HOWEVER with unscrupulous corporations routinely shafting the poor and workers etc (and each other) it can be prudent and efficient for those who can afford to do so to pay to trademark and copyright and even: the real scoundrels will pay to have work they STOLE copyrighted to them (by paying for a certificate ‘validated’ by ip lawyer n the ‘relevant’ governing body (usually national less often international and sometimes industry specific...) . whatevs IT DOESNT MATTER AT ALL IF A PERSON OR ORGANISATION CAN PROVE THEY WERE THE CREATORS (who, not having sold the rights to an object/work, ARE BY DEFINITION the owners/copyright holders). In this case the internet can prove that the artist above was the first to post the image online. She will even be able to produce sketches and even REPRODUCE how she did it in court if Disney wanted to challenge

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sans macphee
Community Member
4 years ago

go to court

marnidarr
Community Member
4 years ago

I have to agree w/Charm on this one. I'll do my part and share this article. What Disney has done is wrong. There are struggling artists out there that work damn hard for their art, and Disney should not get away with stealing it. Talk to a lawyer too, if you can. Actions from lawyers tend to get their attn. Ask friends and relatives to share your story too. Good luck! The painting is beautiful!

Katinka Min
Community Member
5 years ago

This happens all the time. GAP and many other large brands do this - even though they HAVE the money to pay artists who are in dire need of some finances. But they know that a poor artists can do f*ck all so they do what they want, regardless of the law. Sickening.

okpkpkp
Community Member
5 years ago

Too bad someone didn't STEAL Mickey Mouse from Walt Disney 80 years ago. Maybe he'd have some EMPATHY about stealing other people's hard work, asses.

okpkpkp
Community Member
5 years ago

Corporations are not people.

Susan Ramsay
Community Member
5 years ago

Get a patent lawyer.

Sharon Parker
Community Member
5 years ago

Wait a minute: You RESPECT Disney?!?

Sharon Parker
Community Member
5 years ago

Disney screwed up your beautiful painting by surrounding the image with their characters. Like painting Mickey mouse standing next to Mona Lisa. Get a lawyer.

Lyn Moffett
Community Member
5 years ago

Keep shouting all over social media i.e. Twitter Facebook etc and see a solicitor about your rights. Did you patent it? Suppose you didn't think to at the time but hopefully if you shout loud enough you'll be heard . Good luck. Be nice to know how you get on

Tanya Kysel'ova
Community Member
5 years ago

what if the Disney management do not know of it and it is just a fault of one dishonest designer. maybe you need to send a letter and let them know first

Ronald Ferreira
Community Member
5 years ago

sue them

Elizabeth Scarborough
Community Member
5 years ago

Disney has it's own art department filled with talented people why would they steal someone's art. Really think about this for a minute. I'm an avid Alice and Disney fan and have never seen this art work at their stores. This could all be a hoax and a fake Disney store screen grab. Don't believe everything you see on the webs.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

It wouldn't be the first time they've pulled something like this. They are a for profit company so it's not surprising.

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Angie Cates
Community Member
5 years ago

Well if I weren’t you and you have the original, I’d get a Lawyer.

Angie Cates
Community Member
5 years ago

We’re

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Rã Field
Community Member
5 years ago

I would like to say to not only this Artist, BUT ALL ,& i have taken a look at everyones Art.I myself am a specialist Artist in many an area,& my whole life, even with some ‘so called security’still i had//& still do to this day have ‘anything’ i create & design stolen.I have resorted to having a good look overall at how peoples’ behaving has been for many a hundreds to thousands of years,& nothing has changed so i changed my ‘thought’. Firstly i have had No family known & have made millions for others,& got a very small pushed on payment to make the Law of Business do exactly what they do best; looking after our criminal society, however the payments at least kept me independant in the way of having a roof over my head & the correct ‘treatments of medical’ i require, as i was born with a serious sickness/diability additionally, though when ever i get low spirited i know what keeps me alive, its my excellent skills with Arts.The reality is know who u are,there are some areas changing..

Doug Thomas
Community Member
5 years ago

Disney would sue if you did the same thing with anything they produce.

Tammy Chapman
Community Member
5 years ago

That really, really sucks. I do hope you have either a copyright on it or have some other way to prove you created it. The fact that 9+ people have it tattooed on their bodies means that if anyone saw their tattoos, they could recreate it from that alone. And if you allowed it to be seen by others, or used as a tattoo without it being copywritten first, then you are probably screwed. But if you have proof, any kind of proof, a copyright, even testimony from your college art teacher or classmates that were the first to see it and would be willing to testify or at least write a statement on your behalf, that would help you a lot if you choose to go forward with a lawsuit. I would also recommend that you file a DMCA takedown notice with a lawyer. If you can convince a lawyer that Disney stole it, then MAYBE you could convince that lawyer to work on a pro-bono basis. Which means they don't get paid until you do. If they really believe you have a good case they will work with you.

Sarah Olivier-Blanchette
Community Member
5 years ago

hmm, i don't believe that

Deanna Soliman
Community Member
5 years ago

SUE THE FUCKERS. If you let this continue on, its gonna happen again and keep happening after that. Disney is not innocent and honest as they appear. They're really the complete opposite.

Rachel Isnotahero
Community Member
5 years ago

If you had posted it on instagram or this kind of thing, you had agreed in the terms that your picture could be used by the application owner.

Sarah Mark Cleverley
Community Member
5 years ago

I know you painted the original but did you copyright it before putting it on the internet? If you didn't not sure how you would come off still it's an awhile thing to do disney

Jim Hubbard
Community Member
5 years ago

https://www.avvo.com/find-a-lawyer

David Ross
Community Member
5 years ago

That is what Disney does since Walt passed. No creativity any more, just stolen ideas. But, they have the lawyers.

Manda Miller
Community Member
5 years ago

wow! :(

Brandon Bailey
Community Member
5 years ago

That is an uphill battle because Disney probably owns the Alice and Wonderland copyright. Could make things very tricky from a legal perspective

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

Nope. It's public domain.

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Matthew Kenwrick
Community Member
5 years ago

Send an invoice

Ingrid Tsai
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, Disney? You serious?

Dewey Gripshover
Community Member
5 years ago

Do you have proof you have a copyright on the image? Most likely not as college student. If so report it to the US copyright office and they will fight it for you.

Meaghan Leonard
Community Member
5 years ago

Good luck

ArthurZak
Community Member
5 years ago

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Laura Sherman
Community Member
5 years ago

And the design of the bag clearly adds insult to injury. Come on Disney that screams stolen.

Susan Gardner
Community Member
5 years ago

Um, hire a lawyer?

Mario Terrazas
Community Member
5 years ago

Lets be honest, the resemblance of Alice in your art is strinking.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

Well yeah. Because that's almost exactly how Alice is described in the book itself...

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Pam
Community Member
5 years ago

So...and Im just wondering how it works so please, don't jump all over me.....the imagery used is clearly Alice, who is copyrighted by Disney....so shouldn't they TECHNICALLY have rights?

Jane Considine
Community Member
5 years ago

I would think that images from the film are copyrighted, not the book, which is probably old enough to be public domain.

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Rita McDonough Jenkins
Community Member
5 years ago

Is there proof that the bag was made and sold by Disney? Or, is it a knock-off? Perhaps someone stole images from Disney, as well as from you. I couldn't find this bag in the Disney online store, nor could I find it for sale, anywhere online.

Cookie
Community Member
5 years ago

Go see a lawyer.

Rachael Leventhal
Community Member
5 years ago

Disney can claim that the artist violated Disney's copyright by using the "Alice in Wonderland" character. If she can prove that the original art was not based on "Alice in Wonderland," and was just a random girl in a blue dress, there may be hope, but fighting Disney would be very difficult and expensive.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

They don't own the character. Alice in Wonderland has been in public domain for a long time. They didn't invent the character. What's been drawn here is an accurate representation of how Alice is described as looking in the book.

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Patricia McKelvy
Community Member
5 years ago

Get a lawyer

MartinTheVlogger
Community Member
5 years ago

Keep us updated, pls

A. Najime
Community Member
5 years ago

Sue them.

Ghita Loredana
Community Member
5 years ago

Bro...

Miriam Sanchez
Community Member
5 years ago

Nah, in this case, you don't have a leg to stand on, sorry. You drew fanart of a copyrighted character...which Disney owns the right to. Technically, it's theirs and fanart is already shady when it comes to legality, especially if you were using it to make prints or such, because then you would have been profiting off their character. Yes, ideally, they should have contacted you and offered you some acknowledgement or a commission's fee. Realistically, it's a massive company and you were playing with one of their toys.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

The character in her drawing is made to look almost exactly as described in the book. Alice in wonderland has been in the public domain for a long time, Disney does not own it.

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Some Body
Community Member
5 years ago

Thats why I never publish anything and I dont sell myself like a prostitute, so nobody can ever steel anythind and fuck off! :)

Nyaaaaah
Community Member
5 years ago

She won't win if she sues them. They'll say she made a fanart of their character in their version of Alice in Wonderland. Therefore, since it's an image of their character, this drawing is their property and they can use it however they want. They could even threaten her by saying she's lucking THEY don't sue HER.

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

Not really. The character that's been drawn is drawn almost just like described in the book.

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April Scott
Community Member
5 years ago

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Brandon Mongillo
Community Member
5 years ago

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Did it ever occur to you that Disney owns the character you stole to use in your artwork? 🤔

Brandon Mongillo
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5 years ago

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Did it ever occur to you that Disney owns the character you stole to use in your painting? 🤔

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

No they don't....Alice in wonderland has been public domain for a very long time. They didn't invent this character or story

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#2

Thomas Pullin's Original Work (Left) And Neda Rabiei's Nockoff (Right)

Thomas Pullin's Original Work (Left) And Neda Rabiei's Nockoff (Right)

Thomas Pullin , markconlan.com Report

Caroline Huot
Community Member
5 years ago

Crazy!! This should get upvotes... it's not freakin triangles!! It's a blatant copy of a very distinctive artwork. Your work is gorgeous btw!

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#3

Woman Steals Artwork From Artist Ryan Conners, Paints Flowers On Top Of It And Sells Products With It As Her Own

Woman Steals Artwork From Artist Ryan Conners, Paints Flowers On Top Of It And Sells Products With It As Her Own

kilkennycat Report

Beeps
Community Member
5 years ago

Love your picture though! And you win 10 internet points for the sentence 'puking flowers all over it" :)

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#4

Zara Steals Tuesday Bassen's Artwork

Zara Steals Tuesday Bassen's Artwork

tuesdaybassen Report

Random Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

This is outrageous! Zara should be so ashamed!!! They got enough money to hire an entire team of designer FFS, do they really need to steal???

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#5

First Official Art Thief

First Official Art Thief

dkaism Report

Claire Elizia
Community Member
5 years ago

To be honest that drawing is beyond beautiful I love it so much such a shame someone had to go and steal it!

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#6

This "Artist"

This "Artist"

EgotisticalKarp Report

nanashi
Community Member
5 years ago

it's not even a very good trace either.

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#7

Lili Chin's Illustrations “Doggie Language” On Kohl's T-Shirts

Lili Chin's Illustrations “Doggie Language” On Kohl's T-Shirts

Lili Chin Report

nanashi
Community Member
5 years ago

this is really sad. i love that doggie comic.

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#8

Company Stealing Artwork From Artist

Company Stealing Artwork From Artist

gemmacorrell Report

Nini
Community Member
5 years ago

Wetseal>> leastwe>> estawel>>westeal>> we steal... Eeeek it's a sign! 😱😱😱

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#9

Ford Steals Firewatch Artwork For A Promotional Ad

Ford Steals Firewatch Artwork For A Promotional Ad

Panic Inc Report

Sophia Bennani
Community Member
5 years ago

Working in advertising, I have to say that unfortunately, most of the time, the clients don't have any idea where the artwork comes from, it's the ad agency or the graphic designers who stole it or are too lazy to produce real work...

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#10

Forever21 Gone Wild

Forever21 Gone Wild

samlarson Report

Jen Hunt
Community Member
5 years ago

I've heard of a number of instances of Forever 21 stealing/copying other peoples work and designs, including from companies bigger than them.

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#11

Etsy Shop Owner Using Belandkal Artwork Without Permission On Their Laser Etched Products. The Art Itself Is Pretty Ironic In This Case

Etsy Shop Owner Using Belandkal Artwork Without Permission On Their Laser Etched Products. The Art Itself Is Pretty Ironic In This Case

youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

Jen Hunt
Community Member
5 years ago

The plagiarism makes me angry, but I love the artwork

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#12

Art Thief Whose Been Stealing And Selling Prints On Deviantart Finally Gets Spotted Out On Facebook And Called Out

Art Thief Whose Been Stealing And Selling Prints On Deviantart Finally Gets Spotted Out On Facebook And Called Out

alishainreallife Report

Lisa Panos Fullerton
Community Member
5 years ago

Good for this artist! So awesome you were able to bust this thief's balls! Fr

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#13

Mark Conlan's Original Work (Left) And Neda Rabiei's Nockoff (Right)

Mark Conlan's Original Work (Left) And Neda Rabiei's Nockoff (Right)

markconlan.com Report

Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
5 years ago

Notice this art thief is doing it constantly- not the first entry on this page!

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#14

Stolen Art

Stolen Art

FelizaEstrada Report

Angela Hernandez
Community Member
5 years ago

Unfortunately there is very little you can do when a company overseas steals your art.

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#15

Art Thief Posting Work All Over The Internet As His Own Is Caught Red-Handed By The Artist And Called Out

Art Thief Posting Work All Over The Internet As His Own Is Caught Red-Handed By The Artist And Called Out

briannacherrygarcia Report

Shauday Smith
Community Member
5 years ago

That's Briana Garcia, she works for Disney. I've been following her work for years and she's fantastic. She started in Disneyland and has worked her way into their artist showcases and character drawing demonstrations. She is very talented. Her sketches and illustrations are 100% her property and do not belong to disney or the public unless she expressly says so. Regardless of the subject. If i draw Disney's cinderella, that is 100% MY work. Credit to Disney for their character but MY illustration. If i take YOUR illustration of disney's cinderella and claim it as my own then i am stealing YOUR work. If i take your illustration and try to sell it, i'm putting myself at legal risk for stealing both IP's because i did not make the drawing and do not have permission to sell it as my own goods and i do not have permission to profit from the selling of a copyrighted disney character.

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#16

Fashion Label Brandy Melville Knocked Off The Artist Brain Foetus By Placing Her Embroidered Piece On Their Top

Fashion Label Brandy Melville Knocked Off The Artist Brain Foetus By Placing Her Embroidered Piece On Their Top

brainfoetus.tumblr.com , youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

Alira
Community Member
5 years ago

by lord, that shirt turned out awful. Looked like the face got some skin problem on it.

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#17

Original And The Copy

Original And The Copy

shoparttheft Report

Kirsa Rasmussen
Community Member
5 years ago

"Zara" has some very lazy designers since they only steal other's art work

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#18

Samantha Beeston Had Stolen Artist's Lauren Nassef's Drawings (Left) And Used Them In Her Own Pattern Designs (Right)

Samantha Beeston Had Stolen Artist's Lauren Nassef's Drawings (Left) And Used Them In Her Own Pattern Designs (Right)

book-by-its-cover.com Report

Sybil Billy
Community Member
5 years ago

They actually stole more than one? That's just... They have no shame.

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#19

Stolen Fan Art

Stolen Fan Art

the_mechanikal_art , jozzgc Report

Clau Razo
Community Member
5 years ago

I can Imagine Tim Burton enyoing this......

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#20

Originals Vs Rip-Offs

Originals Vs Rip-Offs

shoparttheft Report

Robert Herczeg
Community Member
5 years ago

Even though I can't imagine that too much work went into this one, not cool

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#21

Rashidi Barrett's Version (Right) Of Matheus Lopez Castro Work (Left). Barrett Admitted What He'd Done And Apologised On His Website

Rashidi Barrett's Version (Right) Of Matheus Lopez Castro Work (Left). Barrett Admitted What He'd Done And Apologised On His Website

hoaxes.org Report

Jolo Atlantis
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm glad he'd actually apologized for once.

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#22

Frenchman Romain Sarkal Eloy Submits A Photoshopped Picture (Bottom) To A Contest And Wins A New Macbook Pro Laptop All Without A Permission Of Photographer Kevin Collins Who Took The Original Picture (Top)

Frenchman Romain Sarkal Eloy Submits A Photoshopped Picture (Bottom) To A Contest And Wins A New Macbook Pro Laptop All Without A Permission Of Photographer Kevin Collins Who Took The Original Picture (Top)

petapixel.com Report

Shauday Smith
Community Member
5 years ago

copyright? copyleft? copyambidexterous?

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#23

Taylor Swift Posted A Fan Art Which Later Turned Out To Be Art Thievery From Artist Ally Burguieres

Taylor Swift Posted A Fan Art Which Later Turned Out To Be Art Thievery From Artist Ally Burguieres

Ally Burguieres , youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

PyroarRanger
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, they must have worked hard on the art (Ally Burguieres)

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#24

Urban Outfitters Steals Artist's Spires Work And Puts In On A Skirt

Urban Outfitters Steals Artist's Spires Work And Puts In On A Skirt

spires1776 Report

Cookie
Community Member
5 years ago

Shame. Nice design.

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#25

Original Illustration And Knock-off Version

Original Illustration And Knock-off Version

shoparttheft Report

Apple
Community Member
5 years ago

oh this annoying brand that always has ads

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#26

Band Rapper Sadat X Released An Album With Artist's Jay Roeder Artwork On It Without His Permission

Band Rapper Sadat X Released An Album With Artist's Jay Roeder Artwork On It Without His Permission

JayRoeder Report

Artem Hundzilovich
Community Member
5 years ago

To be honest it also reminds me of Good Mythical Morning logo.

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#27

Art Stolen From Deviantart User Nerkin

Art Stolen From Deviantart User Nerkin

DiGi_Valentine , Nerkin Report

Sarah Britt
Community Member
5 years ago

What does the shirt say??? I can't tell and it's driving me nuts trying to figure it out.

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#28

Northern Ireland Painter Martin Bradley Produced Almost “Exact Replicas” (Right) Of Works By American Painter Tim Rogerson (Left)

Northern Ireland Painter Martin Bradley Produced Almost “Exact Replicas” (Right) Of Works By American Painter Tim Rogerson (Left)

belfasttelegraph.co.uk Report

Emma Holt
Community Member
5 years ago

The replicas are exactly the same but wsy worse quality

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#29

Modern Dog, A Small Seattle Design Shop, Accused Disney And Some Of Their Partners, Including Target, Of Ripping Off One Of Its Dog-Oriented Designs To Create A T-Shirt. They Even Started A Social Media Campaign To Attract More Attention To The Issue

Modern Dog, A Small Seattle Design Shop, Accused Disney And Some Of Their Partners, Including Target, Of Ripping Off One Of Its Dog-Oriented Designs To Create A T-Shirt. They Even Started A Social Media Campaign To Attract More Attention To The Issue

Moderne Dauge , businessinsider.com Report

Kaeli The Time Capsule Maker
Community Member
5 years ago

Omg seriously?! I used to own that shirt

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#30

Creative Agency Is Not So Creative Apparently

Creative Agency Is Not So Creative Apparently

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Eirik Guttulsrud
Community Member
5 years ago

Why go through all that trouble to match it so closely?!

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#31

Forever 21 Accused Of Blatantly Stealing Valfre Designs

Forever 21 Accused Of Blatantly Stealing Valfre Designs

pastemagazine Report

Sunzilla
Community Member
5 years ago

Not so sure about this one. I had a writing block with this rainbow and clouds in the 80's. Still have a few pages.

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#32

Stolen Artwork

Stolen Artwork

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Aahzmandus Pervect
Community Member
5 years ago

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You want royalties for a tattoo art?

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#33

Artist's Design Used On A T-Shirt

Artist's Design Used On A T-Shirt

justwharton Report

Wendy Ward
Community Member
5 years ago

That moon guy was on a McDonald's commercial years ago

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#34

Snapchat Accused Of Stealing Make-Up Artist's Work For Selfie Filters. They Later Admitted To This Being An Issue After 3 Other Artists Were Copied

Snapchat Accused Of Stealing Make-Up Artist's Work For Selfie Filters. They Later Admitted To This Being An Issue After 3 Other Artists Were Copied

mykie_ Report

coffee zombie
Community Member
5 years ago

Why would anyone want such a filter?

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#35

Original Work By J.Scott Campbell (Left) And Benjamin Spark's Work (Right)

Original Work By J.Scott Campbell (Left) And Benjamin Spark's Work (Right)

youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

Roxanne van der Tuin
Community Member
5 years ago

and a vincent van gogh background

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#36

Someone Out There Is Selling Rip-Offs Of My Designs

Someone Out There Is Selling Rip-Offs Of My Designs

shugarush_accessories Report

Sybil Billy
Community Member
5 years ago

It's not even a good copy...

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#37

Print By Hidden Eloise On A Paperchase Bag Bearing A Similar Design

Print By Hidden Eloise On A Paperchase Bag Bearing A Similar Design

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Peta Hurley-Hill
Community Member
5 years ago

The original is lovely....The copy is very ordinary....

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#38

Zara Stealing Again

Zara Stealing Again

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Tiffany Zhu
Community Member
5 years ago

damn zara this has got to stop.

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#39

Original Beekeepers Album Artwork And Apt. 13 Copy

Original Beekeepers Album Artwork And Apt. 13 Copy

youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

Jace
Community Member
5 years ago

This would make an interesting court case. The recreation is not the original artwork, clearly, but the concept is exactly the same, from figures, to clothes, down to the masks (not the coloring) and the body poses. The derivative work is much nicer, but it's a stolen concept.

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#40

Original Work By J. Scott Campbell (Left) And Benjamin Spark's Work (Right)

Original Work By J. Scott Campbell (Left) And Benjamin Spark's Work (Right)

youthoughtwewouldntnotice.com Report

Rachael Mavis Clarke
Community Member
5 years ago

reminds me of jessica rabbit

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#41

Controversial Artist Richard Prince Exhibits And Sells Screenshots Of Other Photographers’ Instagram Photos Without Permission

Controversial Artist Richard Prince Exhibits And Sells Screenshots Of Other Photographers’ Instagram Photos Without Permission

donaldgrahamphotography Report

Shauday Smith
Community Member
5 years ago

Fuck Richard Prince.

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#42

Company Stealing Art From Independent Artist

Company Stealing Art From Independent Artist

LaraVakarian Report

WhiteFox
Community Member
4 years ago

i love the original design its so creative

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#43

Stolen Art

Stolen Art

rebeccablairtattoos Report

Chloe Fletcher
Community Member
7 months ago

Looks like she's screaming and about to eat her hair at the same time

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#44

Internet Shop Stealing All Artist's Elapuse Art To Make Money Of It

Internet Shop Stealing All Artist's Elapuse Art To Make Money Of It

elapuseart Report

Jace
Community Member
5 years ago

If you are the original owner of the stolen IP, you report this directly to Facebook, not to the person who's stealing your material. YOU are the ONLY person that facebook will take a notification from (the original owner of the IP).

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#45

Viralstyle Stealing From Artists

Viralstyle Stealing From Artists

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#46

Women Rise Stole My Design Of Princess Leia

Women Rise Stole My Design Of Princess Leia

LadyTatian Report

Bruce Kunde
Community Member
5 years ago

Ironically Disney probably will sue them for your artwork

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#47

Chinese Version

Chinese Version