2013 Regular Session



Courts - Unauthorized Use of Name or Likeness

Sponsored by:

Delegate Rosenberg


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing a specified individual whose name or likeness has commercial value and is used for a commercial or advertising purpose without the written consent of the individual or the written consent of a specified party to bring an action to enjoin the unauthorized use and to recover damages for loss or injury sustained by the use; authorizing specified individuals or persons to bring a specified action; prohibiting an action under the Act from being commenced after a specified period; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0557 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Art, Music and Cultural Affairs -see also- Musms; Theat; etc
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Communications -see also- Language; Telecommun & Info Tech
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Estates and Trusts
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
News Media
Statutes of Limitation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-1901 through 3-1904)
Article - Estates and Trusts

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