April 11, 2002

[LAW] - Your Right To

[LAW] - Your Right To Appear In A Movie - Let's say I was walking down a street in New York and a film crew happened to catch me while filming a big production. Do I have the right to complain if they digitally remove me from their final release? Do I have a right to be in that movie?

Samsung is suing the new Spider-Man movie because they removed a sign from the side of a building in New York, replacing the Samsung ad with another ad. The movie company is owned by Sony - a Samsung competitor.

Is it just me, or is it an incredibly ridiculous stretch to presume that you have the right to have your ad show up in someone else's movie just because you bought ad space on the side of a building?
Spider-Man caught in legal web

Posted by James at April 11, 2002 5:32 PM
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