Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

Simon & Schuster, Hershey, "Kiss", Make Up Over Use of Images

The Hershey Company and publisher Simon & Schuster have settled a lawsuit over the publisher's use of a picture of the candy's maker distinctive chocolate bar on a book's dust jacket. Michael d'Antonio's Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire and Utopian Dreams will now also indicate that it is not authorized by the Hershey company. Hershey had filed a suit in federal district court in mid-December seeking an injunction against use of the company's trademarks. Read more about the settlement here.

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