Photographer Sues A&E Over 'Project Runway' Pics

Law360, New York (July 29, 2011, 8:25 PM ET) -- A Missouri photographer sued A&E Television Networks LLC in federal court Friday, accusing its Lifetime channel of posting her pictures of a “Project Runway” contestant on its website to promote the fashion design reality show.

Marcie Cobbaert says that Lifetime put four pictures of contestant Laura Kathleen Planck on its website, placing a stamp in the lower right-hand corner of the photos that indicate they belong to Lifetime.

The plaintiff says she told Planck and a Lifetime agent that she objected to the use of her...
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