Defamation Lawsuit Against Netflix Dropped + New York Protects Dead Celebrities

Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss two topics in this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog. First, they talk about GEO Group’s defamation lawsuit against Netflix over the show “Messiah,” which was just dropped. Then, at 8:20, they move on to New York’s new post-mortem Right of Publicity law.

Watch this episode on Weintraub Tobin’s YouTube channel.

For more information on the New York statute, read Scott’s post on the IP Law Blog: I See Dead People…Filing Lawsuits in New York.