Tattoo Artist Can't Block Release Of 'Hangover 2'

Law360, New York (May 24, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT) -- The Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. movie "The Hangover: Part II" will come out as scheduled Thursday, following a Missouri federal judge's denial Tuesday of an injunction bid by a tattoo artist who says a tattoo sported by a character in the film infringes his copyrighted design.

U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry rejected S. Victor Whitmill's motion for a preliminary injunction blocking the release of the film but allowed the infringement suit to proceed.

Whitmill, who designed boxer Mike Tyson's distinctive face tattoo, sued Warner Bros....
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Whitmill v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Case Number



Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit



Catherine D. Perry

Date Filed

April 28, 2011

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.