Tattoos, Videogames, and Lawsuits: Who Owns the Copyright on Athletic Ink?

by Scott M. Hervey, Josh H. Escovedo

In this week’s episode of the Briefing by the IP Law BlogScott Hervey and Josh Escovedo  discuss lawsuits over identifiable tattoos on professional athletes featured in video games, and who owns the copyright to body art.

Watch the full video on the Weintraub YouTube Channel here.

Listen to the podcast version of this episode on your favorite platform or online here.

Cases discussed:

Solid Oak Sketches, LLC v. 2K Games, Inc.

Alexander v. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley, Ltd.

Darabont v. AMC Network Entm’t, LLC