Figure Skater's Likeness Suit Built On Thin Ice, Producer Says

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A company that produces ice skating shows told a New York federal judge Thursday that figure skater Oksana Baiul had wrongly sued it and NBCUniversal Media LLC, saying marketing materials using her likeness were made by other companies before she backed out of the shows.

According to Disson Skating LLC, the Olympic gold medalist's claims that the company, its president Stephen Disson and NBC used her name and likeness and defamed her in interviews about the lawsuit should be dismissed because the advertising materials were made...
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Case Title

Baiul v. NBCUniversal Media, LLC et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-02205

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

April 3, 2013


Case Title

Baiul et al v. Disson et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-02208

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Assault Libel & Slander

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

April 3, 2013

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