We have successfully pursued many cases for private individuals, models and actors whose images have been wrongfully published in advertising campaigns. Sometimes a company will just use an image and figure it won’t be noticed; other times a license to use the image will have expired.
We are currently lead counsel on class actions against five major movie studios, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros., Paramount and 20th Century Fox, for underpayment of talent and entities for movies made prior to 1981 that were released on home video.
Nicholas A. Kurtz, James T. Ryan, Lan P. Vu, Douglas L. Johnson (Partner), Ilyssa M. Adler, Neville L. Johnson (Partner), John D. Fowler
Douglas L Johnson has been selected to Super Lawyers - Southern California Rising Stars 2013. This is Mr. Johnson's eighth consecutive year on the Rising Stars list.
Neville L. Johnson, a former journalist, often takes the media to task for questionable news-gathering tactics, such as the use of hidden cameras or undercover reporters.
“Voted Best Entertainment Law by Best of LA TV Viewers in 2010”