TITLE

THE RIGHT OF PUBLICITY: A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

AUTHOR(S)
Leafier, Marshall
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2007, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p1357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reviews the development of the right of publicity in the U.S. and the incoherency that comes from applying quasi-copyright law protection to the personas of celebrities. It says that the U.S. law on the right of publicity is overly broad and vaguely contoured. It concludes that identity interests are better conformed to an action for false endorsement based on trademark concepts of consumer confusion.
ACCESSION #
28811232

 

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