Right of Publicity

Publicity Rights The right of publicity allows a person to have a monopoly on their image.  People work hard to improve their valuable public image and their ability to publicize themselves.   The right of publicity allows an individual to control and profit from the commercial use of his or her name, likeness, and persona.  The [...]

By |2020-05-17T13:57:46-07:00May 17th, 2020|Business Law, Entertainment & Media Law, Intellectual Property Law, Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on Right of Publicity

Legal Issues In Telling Real Life Stories

Life Story Agreements QUESTION: If I want to talk about John Kennedy having Marilyn Monroe as a mistress, or talk about what life in my family was like growing up, don’t I have a right to do that? (Rights other people have to privacy, to control the exploitation of their name, to defend against libel [...]

By |2020-04-23T16:11:26-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Entertainment & Media Law|Comments Off on Legal Issues In Telling Real Life Stories