Monroe Pics Belong To Estate, Not Photogs, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, Los Angeles (October 13, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The estate of Marilyn Monroe told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that recently released documents show she was a California resident when she died in 1962, a claim that could force photographers who own copyrights on iconic images of Monroe to pay licensing fees to the estate.

Marilyn Monroe LLC, which handles the management duties of the estate, claimed in the Thursday hearing that a district court erred in 2008 when it decided Monroe had been domiciled in New York at the time of her death...
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