Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Extending the Post-Mortem Right of Publicity

Michael R. Patrone, Harvard Law School, has published Endorsements, Advertisements and Grave Robbers: Why States Must (Further) Extend the Right of Publicity beyond Death. Here is the abstract.

The right of publicity is very valuable, and our States must afford this right the protection it deserves whether or not its owner is alive; the right must survive the death of its original owner.

Download the note from SSRN at the link.

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