DRESS UP AS A CELEBRITY—IF YOU DARE: How Right of Publicity Issues May Arise When Choosing Your Halloween Costume

By The Myers Law Group posted in Intellectual Property on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Halloween 2016 is sure to bring some of the most entertaining pop culture costumes like the characters from Suicide Squad. These characters belong to DC Comics and costume companies that create and sell these type of costumes for profit must license out the intellectual property for each costume design from its respective owner. Then there are those costumes of real people like the presidential candidates, Miley Cyrus, Beyonce, and Kim Kardashian West. Whether you exercise the right or not, everyone has the right to control their name and likeness for [...]

2020-04-16T06:41:37+00:00October 12th, 2016|