Taster's Choice Model Wins $15.6M Judgment From Nestle

Law360, New York (February 2, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California jury has awarded $15.6 million to a man whose image was used without his permission on Taster's Choice coffee labels.

Last week, a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury ordered Nestle USA to pay former model Russell Christoff $15.6 million for using his likeness without his permission and profiting from it.

The jurors determined that the U.S. subsidiary of the Swiss conglomerate should have paid Christoff $330,000 for the use of his likeness.

They also decided to grant Christoff damages equal to 5% of...
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