Figure Skater's Likeness Suit Built On Thin Ice, Producer Says

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A company that produces ice skating shows told a New York federal judge Thursday that figure skater Oksana Baiul had wrongly sued it and NBCUniversal Media LLC, saying marketing materials using her likeness were made by other companies before she backed out of the shows.

According to Disson Skating LLC, the Olympic gold medalist's claims that the company, its president Stephen Disson and NBC used her name and likeness and defamed her in interviews about the lawsuit should be dismissed because the advertising materials were made...
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