Right of Publicity

The Ninth Circuit ruled that singer Steve Perry’s right-of-publicity claims against musician Phil Brown should be remanded for a hearing on Perry’s request for a preliminary injunction. The former Journey lead singer claims Brown falsely implied Perry was a part of his band and threatened to release old vocal performances, even though Perry owns the intellectual property rights.

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Stan Lee’s Daughter Files Suit Against His Former Business Partners

The daughter of comic book legend Stan Lee filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles Thursday against the company responsible for marketing his image and intellectual properties, claiming that the founders of the company misappropriated his image and misled Lee into believing he had retained the rights to his name and likeness.

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