Sara L. Edelman


Articles:

  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Just because a celebrity is dead, doesn't mean she can't try and earn a living. Take, for example, Marilyn Monroe. Since the blonde bombshell's estate teamed up with the talent giant CMG Worldwide, Inc. ("CMG") in 1996, the licensing of Marilyn Monroe's name and image has pulled in over $30 million in revenues. Forbes Magazine routinely ranks Monroe as one...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    "Whatever the outcome of this case (Nestle USA's attorney has said that the company will appeal the verdict), this case signifies the importance of getting signed releases for the use of any person's likeness and to ensure that any limitations on those releases are memorialized appropriately.It also highlights the significant verdict a defendant could face...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Given the Copyright Act's1 express enumeration of available remedies under the Act and its silence with respect to punitive damages, one would think that a copyright owner is barred from seeking punitive damages when bringing a claim for copyright infringement. Several recent decisions in the Southern District of New York, however, have allowed punitive...