MLB Hit With IP Suit Over Brewers' '90s Night Will Smith Photo

Law360 (August 12, 2019, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A German photographer is suing Major League Baseball's in-house media company for copyright infringement in New York federal court over a 2016 promotion that featured then-Brewers pitcher Will Smith reenacting a series of "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" photos featuring the actor of the same name.

Bernhard Kuhmstedt filed his complaint Saturday, alleging he owns the rights to the photos of the actor Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff that were used by the Milwaukee Brewers to promote their "#WillMeetsWill '90s Night" event at Miller Park.

Promotional materials for the event featured photos of actor Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff...

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