As of January 1st, California’s anti-paparazzi laws have
Photographers (and not just paparazzi!), and now the buyers of those
photographs, have greater liability under new amendments to
California's privacy laws. Whether you represent celebrities,
photographers, or media outlets, this program will provide you with
a practical explanation of AB524 (aka "Jennifer Aniston's Law," and
now part of California Civil Code Section 1708.8), an in-depth
discussion of the legal balancing act between the First Amendment
and the right to privacy in California, and an analysis regarding
the prosecution and defense against claims arising under
California's amended privacy laws.
Jeanine Percival Wright, Esq.
is a litigator in the Entertainment and Media Department of
the Los Angeles office of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.
Jeanine represents a diverse clientele, including artists, in all
aspects of litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Her areas of
concentration include: defamation, rights of privacy, rights of
publicity, copyright and trademark, the Talent Agencies Act,
contract disputes and unfair competition claims, royalty and profit
participation disputes, and malpractice. Jeanine also represents
victims of domestic violence pro bono.
Karen A. Henry, Esq. is a litigator in
the Media Litigation Department of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP's Los
Angeles office. Her practice focuses on media and entertainment law,
assisting clients in a range of matters, including defamation,
invasion of privacy, copyright, trademark, theft of ideas, and
business litigation. She also has extensive experience in defending
news organizations against subpoenas, in gaining access to court
proceedings and records, and in California Public Records Act and
newspaper adjudication litigation