On 21 February 2023, the US Copyright Office (USCO) issued a decision further to a request to register Zarya of the Dawn, a graphic novel that includes images created with the assistance of Midjourney, a generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) system.
In September 2022, Ms. Kristina Kashtanova applied and obtained the copyright registration for the work “Zarya of the Dawn”. The work is a “comic book”. The cover page consists of an image of a young woman, the work’s title, and the words “Kashtanova” and “Midjourney”. Read more