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Tattoos in Video Games – A New Right of Publicity?

Yesterday, the New York Times published an article on the use of athlete’s tattoos in video games. While the article regurgitates the usual commentary on the existing current state of […] Read more detail on Recent Intellectual Property Law posts … Continue reading

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Copyright and tattoos: where are we now?

LeBron James's avatar in NBA 2K18Copyright and tattoos is one of The IPKat’s favourite topics. Over time a few posts have been devoted to exploring the intricacies of copyright law as applied to this type of works: see, eg here,  … Continue reading

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FBI Wish List: An App That Can Recognize the Meaning of Your Tattoos

EFF: “We’ve long known that the FBI is heavily invested in developing face recognition technology as a key component in its criminal investigations. But new records, obtained by EFF through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, show that’s not … Continue reading

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Prick! – Passing off, tattoos, cacti and geographical proximity

The IP Enterprise Court has undoubtedly been a success. It is a low cost IP court for England and Wales which enables access to justice for SMEs with IP disputes to resolve. However, every now and again a case comes … Continue reading

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WWE Star Randy Orton’s Tattoo Artist Sues WWE, Take Two, 2K over In-Game Tattoos

On April 17, 2018, Catherine Alexander, a tattoo artist from Illinois, sued Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., 2K Games, Inc., 2K Sports, Inc., World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (the “WWE”), Visual Concepts Entertainment, Yuke’s Co., Ltd., and Yuke’s LA Inc. for copyright … Continue reading

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