New Jersey common law post-mortem Right of Publicity extends at least 50 years
Citation: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem vs. General Motors; Case 2:10-cv-03790-AHM -JC Document 187 Filed 10/15/12
Massachusetts considers new Right of Publicity bill
Massachusetts is again considering Right of Publicity legislation for deceased personalities. Here is a link to the bill: http://www.malegislature.gov/Bills/187/Senate/S01713
Variety interviews Jonathan Faber of RightOfPublicity.com & Luminary Group re: virtual celebrities
I had an engaging discussion with Ted Johnson of Variety Magazine regarding virtual celebrities earlier this week, and the opportunities and pitfalls presented by the technology that allows famous persons to be flawlessly recreated. The opportunities and pitfalls are, in short, considerable.
Ted Johnson’s article appears in the latest edition of Variety as well as online. You can check it out at this link: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118055844