‘Germany’s Federal Court of Justice gives weight to celebrity consent to media image use’

“Shakespeare’s aphorism that all that glisters is not gold might well be borne in mind by fans and followers of celebrities. In two judgments issued on 21 January 2021 (as yet only available as press release summaries), Germany’s Bundesgerichtshof – or Federal Court of Justice – affirmed the personality and image rights of two celebrity plaintiffs whose images were used without consent …” (more)

[Sophie Corke, The IPKat, 24 January]

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