A Victory for Creators and Licensors in Maloney vs T3 Ninth Circuit Decision

Maloney v. T3Media  By Brianna Dahlberg of Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP On April 5, 2017, in a victory for visual content creators and licensors, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by former college athletes alleging that T3Media had misappropriated their names and likenesses by selling licenses to photographs from […]

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 […]