Press Release August 14, 2019

Press Post: In Role Reversal, Celebrities Defend Against Paparazzi Suits (Daily Journal)

Seeing a quick way to make a bunch of bucks, the paparazzi are suing celebrities to squeeze every penny out of these impromptu pictures. The photographers are armed with the long-standing rule that copyright law gives exclusive rights to the person behind the camera, not the subject of the photo. In a byline article in the Daily Journal, Goodwin partner Neel Chatterjee explores recent lawsuits of celebrities fighting back and wading into uncharted copyright waters. Read the article here.