Media Exec Diller Files IP Suit Over 'BarryDriller' Site

Law360, New York (August 22, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- Media mogul Barry Diller sued streaming television website operator BarryDriller Inc. in California federal court on Tuesday, saying the site violates his publicity rights and creates the false impression that he is affiliated with BarryDriller.

Diller — the chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp. who has backed another online streaming television service called Aereo Inc. — claims in the suit that BarryDriller and its founder, Alki David, are trying to leech off Diller's reputation by using a name that would confuse consumers into thinking that Diller is associated with...
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