Che Guevara Heirs Eye Copyright Battle Over Iconic Image

Law360, New York (August 30, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The family of Che Guevara, the legendary Cuban revolutionary, is preparing an international copyright litigation campaign to protect his iconic image from commercial exploitation.

The Guevara family is using attorneys around the world in its campaign, intended to coincide with the opening of the Che Guevara Studies Center in Havana, Cuba. It is scheduled to open later this year as a tribute to the man many consider a hero in his native Argentina, his adopted homeland Cuba and around the world.

A famous photograph of Guevara,...
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