Another Former College Football Player Sues EA For Using Athletes’ Likenesses In Video Games

Another Former College Football Player Sues EA For Using Athletes’ Likenesses In Video Games

In the midst of a right to publicity lawsuit (which is part of a larger antitrust lawsuit) currently underway against video game publisher Electronic Arts, another athlete has lawyers filing a proposed class-action suit claiming that EA’s use of college athletes’ names and likenesses in its games is “blatant and unlawful.” [More]

Belvedere Vodka: Why Use Paid Actors For Controversial Ad? Just Steal A Picture Of A Woman!

Belvedere Vodka: Why Use Paid Actors For Controversial Ad? Just Steal A Picture Of A Woman!

The funny thing about faces is that they belong to actual people, who may or may not want to appear in a vodka ad that suggests date rape is about to happen. Belvedere Vodka said sorry to a woman whose likeness they lifted from an online video, and then used in a controversial ad, but she’s going ahead and suing them for good measure. [More]