By Adam Lidgett (September 16, 2021, 6:41 p.m. EDT) – Models who claim their images were used to promote strip clubs without their permission want the United States Supreme Court to review part of a decision by the second circuit which they claim would effectively only give protection to the most famous celebrities under federal trademark law.
The models on Monday asked the court to review a refusal by a Second Circuit panel to revive their claims under Lanham Law.
The Second Circuit said the lower court properly examined each model’s public awareness to see how strong its brands were since only their photos were used.
But the “Second Circuit actually argued that only the world of fame …
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