Getty Can't Shed Image-Use Suit Over HIV Ad Photo

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Getty Images Inc. has lost a bid to toss a lawsuit claiming it violated New York state civil rights laws by selling a woman's stock photo to a state agency that ultimately used it for a public service announcement depicting her as HIV positive.

In an order dated March 10, New York Supreme Court Justice Anil C. Singh said it was too early to rule on what liability Getty might face over the New York Division of Human Rights' ad, which featured Avril Nolan's picture in...
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