Xclusive-Lee, Inc. v. Hadid

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New York Eastern

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Pamela K. Chen


  1. September 17, 2020

    Celebrities Keep Getting Sued Over Instagrams Of Themselves

    With the filing of a new copyright lawsuit this week, NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson became the latest celebrity to face a bizarre modern legal dilemma: being sued for posting an image of yourself to social media. Here are six more stars who got sued for the same thing.

  2. July 19, 2019

    Model Gigi Hadid Escapes Copyright Suit Over Instagram Pic

    Supermodel Gigi Hadid has escaped a copyright suit against her for posting a paparazzi photo of herself on Instagram, after a New York federal judge on Thursday found that the company that owns the photo failed to obtain a registered copyright for the photo before bringing the suit.

  3. January 29, 2019

    Model Gigi Hadid Sued After Posting Photo On Instagram

    Gigi Hadid has been slapped with a copyright infringement suit that accuses the model of posting a photograph of herself on her Instagram account without first obtaining permission from the company that owns the image, according to a complaint filed Monday in New York federal court.

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