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License plate artist takes on California

June 25, 2008 7:20:30 AM PDT
The artist famous for his massive whale murals is taking on the state of California.Robert Wyland, who created California's popular "Whale Tail" license plate, plans to announce that the state can no longer use his work on Wednesday.

Wyland and his attorneys have been unsuccessfully demanding that 20 percent of royalties go to his non-profit conservation foundation.

The state claims Wyland handed over rights to the image with no strings attached, but Wyland says he never intended for the work to be used for free forever.

 

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