Getting the Deal Through: Right of publicity 2019
Getting the Deal Through: Right of publicity 2019

The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Right of publicity 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions
  • Sources of law
  • Existence of right
  • Ownership of right
  • Infringement
  • Remedies
  • Litigation

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Austria; Brazil; Canada; Germany; Greece; India; Japan; Mexico; Russia; Spain; United Kingdom; United States.

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Right of publicity and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Sources of law

  2. Is the right of publicity (commercial appropriation of an individual’s identity) recognised?

  3. What are the principal legal sources for the right of publicity?

  4. How is the right enforced? Which courts have jurisdiction?

  5. Are there other rights or laws that provide a claim based on use of a person’s name, picture, likeness or identifying characteristics (eg, trademark law, passing off, false endorsement)?

  6. Ex