Former Weather Report NFT Project Member Brings Copyright Claims

June 3, 2022, 9:28 PM

Artist Dentin Garrett, a former member of the Weather Report nonfungible token project, accused the group of copyright infringement for illegally using his digital artwork, according to counterclaims filed in Los Angeles federal court.

Garrett also accused the current project members of defamation for lying in public statements and on Twitter about his creative involvement in the project, according the the counterclaims filed Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California.

The other Weather Report project members, including Zach Hunkins and Will Nichols, brought a preemptive lawsuit against Garrett in March, asking the court to rule …