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A Student's View: What Not to Wear

Kara Jensen, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2013 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: A freelance photographer snaps your picture while you are in front of the Malibu movie theatre. Two months later your picture appears in a new fashion magazine devoted to “what not to wear.” Your photo is featured as the top example of “don’t dress like this.” Should you have any remedies against the photographer? The magazine?

If my picture was taken outside of the Malibu movie theatre…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments , Privacy , Privacy - False Light , Privacy - Right of Publicity
  • Jan 13, 2014

The Value of Everlasting Fame

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Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment and copyright trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica. Jon is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he teaches Media Law. COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as copyright, defamation and privacy.  

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  • Privacy , Privacy - Right of Publicity , Video
  • Jan 02, 2014

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