NFL Films Ruling Reverses Course, Blurs Right Of Publicity

– Law360 

Earlier this year the Seventh Circuit stated that "there is no judicial consensus on how to resolve conflicts between intellectual-property rights and free-speech rights."[1] That lack of consensus has deepened with an Oct. 10, 2014, memorandum and order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, which differs in important respects from a Jan. 26, 2010, memorandum and order from that same court.[2] These differences will be noted and analyzed below.

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