WWE Wants Out Of Tattoo Artist's 'Vague' Copyright Suit

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 4:45 PM EDT) -- World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. on Monday asked an Illinois federal court to shut down a suit alleging they infringed a tattoo artist's copyrights by depicting the heavily inked wrestler Randy Orton in their WWE 2K video games, calling the complaint sloppy and vague.

Catherine Alexander filed the suit in April, claiming WWE, Take-Two and several other defendants depicted the original tribal, dove, rose and skull designs that she inked on Orton without her permission when designing his digital avatar in the popular WWE 2K games.

In its motion for dismissal, WWE said Alexander's unproven legal argument...

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