Model-Turned-Lawyer Sues D&G Over Tit-For-Tat Pics

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2013, 10:34 PM EST) -- Dolce & Gabbana USA Inc. retaliated against a model-turned-lawyer who sued the Italian fashion company for unauthorized use of a client’s image by using 10-year-old photographs of the lawyer without his permission, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in California state court.

Bassil A. Hamideh, who is represented by Johnson & Johnson LLP in this case, alleges D&G published images of him in a 2012 Facebook campaign, well after their rights expired and one month after Hamideh filed a publicity rights suit against the company on...
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