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Speaking from the Grave: Postmortem Rights of Publicity for the Deceased

We reported in the past on the right of publicity in the context of tweeting or posting in social media about celebrities without their permission.  As we are approaching Halloween, we thought it might be an opportune time to continue this series and report on the postmortem right of publicity for the deceased.  Most companies … Continue Reading

Celebrity Tweets Can Cost You Millions

With 255 million monthly active Twitter users and more than 1 billion active Facebook users, social media platforms are powerful tools for companies to build relationships with their consumers and share information about their products.  Although social media offers companies a wide variety of opportunities to engage consumers, such as through conducting online promotions or … Continue Reading
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