Pitbull Can Use Lindsay Lohan's Name In Song, Judge Finds

Law360, New York (February 22, 2013, 5:33 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday threw out Lindsay Lohan's suit against rapper Pitbull and others over an allegedly disparaging song that mentioned her name, finding the song is a protected work of art under the First Amendment.

The Hollywood actress sued Pitbull, Sony Music Entertainment as well as other performers and entities connected to the rapper's 2011 hit “Give Me Everything,” alleging violations of the New York Civil Rights Law by using her name for advertising and trade purposes without her consent. She also...
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Lohan v. Perez et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-05413

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New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Denis R. Hurley

Date Filed

November 4, 2011

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