SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)– The battle over a selfie taken by a Macaque monkey is headed back to federal court.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco is set to hear arguments on whether an animal can own the copyright to a photograph.
A lawsuit was filed by PETA in 2015, allowing the group to administer all proceeds from the photos to benefit the monkey named Naruto.
The photos were taken on a Britsh photographer’s camera.
The owner of the camera, David J. Slater, said the British copyright for the photos should be honored worldwide.