• trade libel

    A House’s Right of Publicity

    by  • August 19, 2010 • right of publicity, trade libel

    Photo by Julian Walker, licensed as CC-BY-ND Robinson v HSBC Bank USA is a case I characterize as a harm in search of a legal theory.  You have some sympathy for the plaintiffs, but not every wrong suffered gets you legal relief. Plaintiff Douglass Robinson owns a much-photographed house in the Haight neighborhood of...

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