Right of Publicity Laws: Maryland (2013)
Brian Wm. Higgins, partner in Blank Rome's intellectual property group, recently published an article on "Right of Publicity Laws: Maryland" in Practical Law Company's (PLC) The Journal on January 31, 2013.
In Mr. Higgins's article, he provides a Q&A guide to Maryland right of publicity laws that addresses the types of persons and aspects of identity protected by the right of publicity, remedies for violations of the right, defenses to right of publicity claims, personal jurisdiction and choice of law considerations, and transfer and licensing of the right. The answers to the questions can also be compared across a number of jurisdictions.
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