Tintin, Kevin Rudd and copyright law – June 1, 2007

An Australian satirical cartoonist has been stopped from drawing politician Kevin Rudd in the parody likeness of Tintin. Bill Leak is the editorial cartoonist for The Australian newspaper. He has been threatened with legal action by Moulinsart SA in Belgium, which owns the commercial rights to Hergé’s famous character. Leak has been drawing Aussie opposition [...]