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Using Images of Famous People in Games

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#1 bschmidt1962   Members   

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:46 AM

Since this topic has come up semi-frequently here, I thought I'd point an excellent gamasutra post on the topic of whether or not it's ok to use celebrity faces/images/voices, etc in games.  And it's by an actual attorney.

 

This is a pretty "wonkish" article (eg it uses phrases like "to prevent these mischiefs, the law will allow.." :)), but it does an excellent job explaining what the main issues are.

 

http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WillLewis/20130625/194978/Ellen_Page__Last_of_Us_What_is_Appropriation_of_Likeness_and_How_Can_Video_Game_Developers_Design_Avoid_Legal_Trouble.php


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