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What do you need the images for? Usually When Celebrity images are needed they are also provided. For example, I work with a large Satellite Services company, and for all of their designed material they get images to use to advertise from each show/movie. Usually these are include shots of the stars of the shows. Most cable companies archive all of the ...


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A celebrity is a brand. That brand is marketed to generate revenue, by using that brand to endorse products or services. By providing royalty-free, commercial use, photography you are asking that a celebrity grant the right to use their likeness to promote anything anyone wants. They don't do that for very good reasons. Suppose the celebrity has publicly ...


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I'm not a lawyer, however to my knowledge... Yes that is illegal and a copyright issue, thats why copyright includes the word, "Likeness." Trademark Protection for Cartoon Characters by Tonya Gisselberg, http://www.gisselberglawfirm.com/downloads/trademark-cartoon2.pdf The court applied the likelihood of confusion factors used by the Third Circuit, ...



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