50 Cent Hit With Copyright Suit Over Song's Promo Image

Law360, Dallas (October 23, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Rapper 50 Cent was hit with a federal copyright infringement claim in Texas federal court Tuesday that claims he’s wrongfully using an image shot by a Houston photographer in online promotion of one of his songs.

Photographer Jennifer Stetson, who uses the alias Vara Pappas, wants 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, to pull the image off his website, Thisis50.com and from a YouTube video that features the image, and is seeking unspecified damages for the alleged infringement. The image, which Stetson says she...
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Case Information

Case Title

Stetson v. Jackson

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit



Judge Keith P Ellison

Date Filed

October 22, 2013

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