Category Archives: Rights of Publicity

The Iggy Azalea Injunction

The music business streams into courtrooms story after story of the grimy details behind a commercial success. Amethyst Kelly is the Australian rapper and model known as Iggy Azalea who achieved fast fame in both occupations after coming to America. … Continue reading

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Burberry v. Bogart and the Patchwork of Right of Publicity Laws

I learned from IPLaw360 that iconic and excellent British luxury brand Burberry filed a declaratory judgment lawsuit yesterday against the entity asserting rights of publicity in the persona of acting legend Humphrey Bogart. Burberry Ltd. v. Bogart LLC, 12-cv-3491 (S.D.N.Y.). Burberry’s … Continue reading

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