Copyright Trumps Right of Publicity- Permitting Display and Download of Basketball Photographs (Maloney v. T3Media, Inc.)

by Nancy Wolff, DMLA Counsel The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Maloney v. T3Media, Inc. recently held that state right-of-publicity claims brought by former college basketball players complaining of photographs licensed of their likenesses without consent warranted dismissal with prejudice pursuant to California’s anti-SLAPP statute, which prohibits suits aimed at […]

Copyright Trumps Right of Publicity- Permitting Display and Download of Basketball Photographs (Maloney v. T3Media, Inc.)

by Nancy Wolff,  DMLA Counsel  The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Maloney v. T3Media, Inc. recently held that state right-of-publicity claims brought by former college basketball players complaining of photographs licensed of their likenesses without consent warranted dismissal with prejudice pursuant to California’s anti-SLAPP statute, which prohibits suits aimed at […]