Corbis Prevails In 'Partridge Family' Star Image Suit

Law360, New York (May 27, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in California on Wednesday granted Corbis Corp. summary judgment in a putative class action brought by actress Shirley Jones, star of the 1970s TV show "The Partridge Family," who accused the company of violating her right of publicity.

U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson rejected Jones' claim that Corbis violated her right of publicity by displaying images of her on its website.

Corbis holds the rights to distribute the images, and Jones consented to have her photo taken on the red carpet at...
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Case Information

Case Title

Shirley Jones v. Corbis Corporation

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Stephen V. Wilson

Date Filed

November 11, 2010

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