Ninth Circuit considers post-mortem publicity rights in Hendrix case

United States of America

In Experience Hendrix LLC v HendrixLicensing.com LTD, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed a district court’s ruling finding unconstitutional the provisions of the Washington Personality Rights Act pertaining to post-mortem publicity rights. However, the Ninth Circuit qualified that its reversal was based on the “narrow set of non-speculative circumstances” at issue in the case.

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