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When is the right of publicity assignable?

The law of privacy/publicity rights often leaves people confused because of all the terms left open to interpretation. In a recent California Appeals court, it was clarified that the right of publicity is assignable during one’s lifetime under California law. In a...

Fair use for “News”?

Many people ask us about the fair use defense for "News" or "Documentaries." For instance, we have answered several versions of this question: When it comes to using others copyrighted material for use in the News or a Documentary Film I have the understanding that...