•  
  •  
 

Hastings Law Journal

Abstract

The "right of publicity" provides celebrities with exclusive rights to the pecuniary value in their names and likenesses. A case presently before the California Supreme Court, Lugosi v. Universal Pictures, raises the question of whether this right should survive the death of a celebrity and descend to heirs. This Note examines the descent issue and concludes that the right of publicity should be descendible for a limited term of years.

Included in

Law Commons

Share

COinS