publicity

The Legal Value of Kate Middleton’s Chest

by on May 5, 2017 in Press, Publicity

In the Observer, Rob Garson‘s article questions how the French court can assess privacy damages for the publication of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Kate Middleton. In France, “a country where female nudity has never been deemed taboo”  should local standards be applied or an “Anglo-Saxon reasoning of damages and interest?”

Trademark Bullying and the Kardashians

by on December 8, 2016 in Intellectual Property, Publicity, Trademark

Rob Garson writes in the Observer here on an issue which touches on a great deal of that which we do here at GS2Law, namely establishing or protecting trademark rights. In this instance an argument is brewing between team Kardashian and their soon-to-be sister-in-law Blac Chyna. Robert questions whether  multiple parties can claim exclusive rights to a […]

Hulk Hogan v Gawker GS2Law in the Observer

by on March 12, 2016 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Publicity

The Terry Bollea / Hulk Hogan v. Gawker trial is giving light to many important privacy and publicity issues, especially in reference to aging celebrities.  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece http://www.laviagraes.com/pastillas-viagra-mujer in the Observer gives his unique perspective on the spectacle in Florida.  Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, Rob’s view […]

Children, Privacy and Social Media – GS2Law in the Observer

by on March 4, 2016 in GS2LAW, Publicity

The law often lags behind technological advancement as highlighted in  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer on whether the http://www.cialisgeneriquefr24.com/ privacy rights of children are being violated by having there pages posted on social media .  Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, it provokes a conversation.  

Can Bieber’s Lohanian Tendencies Be Stopped: Protecting a Publicity Asset

by on January 27, 2014 in GS2LAW, Publicity

The public seems to revel at the first hint of a wholesome star-type beginning to go supernova. It means column inches for the journos, renewed copyright opportunities for the paps, repetitive strain injury for the bloggers, declarations of undying love from diehard fans and blunt tweets from Seth Rogen. The story is trite and hackneyed […]

Virtual Rape: Israel’s Roadmap to Internet Privacy

by on January 9, 2014 in GS2LAW

Over the last few years the dissipation of a person’s image has not only become ubiquitous but it has been embraced by many. The impact on privacy or publicity rights of the Instagram culture will be discussed in a series of articles over the course of the year, which will analyze the law as it […]