Tattoos On Videogame Avatars—How Broad Is The Implied Copyright License?

A famous athlete or musician licenses his or her persona to a videogame developer.  The videogame developer creates and releases a videogame featuring an avatar of that athlete or musician, including the athlete’s or musician’s distinguishing characteristics—such as tattoos.   A tattoo artist files a lawsuit against the videogame developer for copyright infringement, alleging that the […]

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