Hayley Devlin compares the US & UK’s approach to celebrity image rights in the Solicitors Journal

Reports of the Paris fashion retailer Eleven Paris being 
on the receiving end of a lawsuit jointly filed by five of America’s biggest music A-listers – Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Jay Z, 
and Rihanna – has reignited interest in the protection of famous personalities’ global merchandise rights.

The Media & IP team at Hamlins offer a comparison between how the UK and the US approach celebrity image rights. With interest reignited in this issue Hayley Devlin analyses the more conservative approach of the UK when compared with the more celebrity-centric approach of the US.

Read the full article in the Solicitors Journal