Model Release Lawsuit Survives Getty’s Challenge

By David Walker

A New York state judge has cleared the way for a lawsuit by a model who is accusing Getty Images for commercial use of her likeness without a model release.

State supreme court judge Ancil C. Singh rejected last week a request from Getty to throw out model Avril Nolan’s claim on First Amendment and other grounds.

Nolan sued Getty last September after her picture appeared in a public service ad promoting services for HIV-positive people. The ad, published in a free daily called AM NY, showed a picture of Nolan with the headline “I am positive (+) and I …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

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