Photog Targets CBS Over Images Of Edwards' Mistress

Law360, San Diego (October 24, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles photographer lodged a suit Friday in New York federal court alleging CBS Corp. used his images of former presidential candidate John Edwards’ mistress and love child during the 2008 presidential election cycle without getting authorization.

Alan Zanger’s complaint alleges that in October 2008, CBS infringed his intellectual property rights by failing to obtain his consent before displaying two of his copyrighted photographs of videographer Rielle Hunter and her baby on television programs “The Insider” and “The Early Show.” The suit also targets CBS...
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Case Information

Case Title

Zanger v. CBS Corporation et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

October 21, 2011


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