Photog Takes Aim At UNICEF Over Use Of Celebrity Pics

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A photographer who shot Lucy Liu, Laurence Fishburne and other celebrities for a UNICEF ad campaign accused the children's charity Wednesday in Washington state of using the copyrighted images on buses and billboards even though the licenses only covered print use.

William Anthony Photography Inc. alleges the United States Fund for UNICEF has intentionally infringed its copyrights for the photos from the Believe in Zero ad campaign. The California-based studio claims that it charged UNICEF a "grossly reduced rate" for the celebrity shots both because the...
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