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Is it legal to sell wall art of celebity?

Postby jannatul18 » Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:50 am

Is it legal to sell wall art that have my original drawing of a celebrity printed on them?
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Re: Is it legal to sell wall art of celebity?

Postby CarlOwen » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:40 am

I would proceed with extreme caution. Remember, Michael Jordon has his image copyrighted and just won a case in China.
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Re: Is it legal to sell wall art of celebity?

Postby Dragondust » Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:09 am

I got this e-mail when I drew a picture of Chester Bennington from Linkin Park several years ago...

We are contacting you in relation to the following content, which we have removed from Redbubble in response to past complaints from Bravado International Group Merchandising Services Inc ("Bravado"), the licensee of Linkin Park related intellectual property, in relation to the following content:


http://www.redbubble.com/people/dragond ... 98816-chaz





Bravado represents various musical performers and has contacted us regarding claimed infringement of the performers' publicity rights, trademarks and copyrights.


If you believe that removal of the above content is the result of a mistake (for example, that you have authorization to use the relevant content from the content owner) or misidentification, you can send us a counter notice. Such counter notice must provide the following information:

1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the relevant matter;
2. a description of the content which we have removed, including the URL on which the content was located on the Redbubble site;
3. your address, telephone number, and email address;
4. a statement by you that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court, Santa Clara County, California, United States and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification described above or an agent of such person;
5. a statement by you that, under penalty of perjury, you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;

If you would like to send a counter notice please email the required information above to dmca@redbubble.com.

Please note that in some circumstances, if the work does not comply with our User Agreement and/or IP/Publicity Rights Policy, we may not be able to send your counter notice on to Bravado. Rather, we may inform you at the time of receipt that we cannot reinstate the work. We may also request further information from you in order to determine whether the work can be reinstated.


However, you should be aware that in some circumstances we will inform Bravado that you have provided a counter notice, as well as provide them with a copy of your counter notice, which will include your personal contact information. Bravado will have 14 days to bring legal action against you in the United States. After 14 days, if they do not bring legal action and you would like your content restored to the Redbubble site, you may contact us to request that we reinstate your work. Redbubble may restore the content at that time if it otherwise complies with our User Agreement and IP/Publicity Rights Policy.

Further information regarding Redbubble's IP/Publicity Rights Policy and User Agreement can be found here:





http://support.redbubble.com/kb/top20/c ... k-and-dmca
http://www.redbubble.com/agreement




Regards,


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Re: Is it legal to sell wall art of celebity?

Postby jannatul18 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:12 am

CarlOwen wrote:I would proceed with extreme caution. Remember, Michael Jordon has his image copyrighted and just won a case in China.

Oh thank you for the pre-caution!
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Re: Is it legal to sell wall art of celebity?

Postby jannatul18 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:13 am

Dragondust wrote:I got this e-mail when I drew a picture of Chester Bennington from Linkin Park several years ago...

We are contacting you in relation to the following content, which we have removed from Redbubble in response to past complaints from Bravado International Group Merchandising Services Inc ("Bravado"), the licensee of Linkin Park related intellectual property, in relation to the following content:


http://www.redbubble.com/people/dragond ... 98816-chaz





Bravado represents various musical performers and has contacted us regarding claimed infringement of the performers' publicity rights, trademarks and copyrights.


If you believe that removal of the above content is the result of a mistake (for example, that you have authorization to use the relevant content from the content owner) or misidentification, you can send us a counter notice. Such counter notice must provide the following information:

1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the relevant matter;
2. a description of the content which we have removed, including the URL on which the content was located on the Redbubble site;
3. your address, telephone number, and email address;
4. a statement by you that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court, Santa Clara County, California, United States and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification described above or an agent of such person;
5. a statement by you that, under penalty of perjury, you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;

If you would like to send a counter notice please email the required information above to dmca@redbubble.com.

Please note that in some circumstances, if the work does not comply with our User Agreement and/or IP/Publicity Rights Policy, we may not be able to send your counter notice on to Bravado. Rather, we may inform you at the time of receipt that we cannot reinstate the work. We may also request further information from you in order to determine whether the work can be reinstated.


However, you should be aware that in some circumstances we will inform Bravado that you have provided a counter notice, as well as provide them with a copy of your counter notice, which will include your personal contact information. Bravado will have 14 days to bring legal action against you in the United States. After 14 days, if they do not bring legal action and you would like your content restored to the Redbubble site, you may contact us to request that we reinstate your work. Redbubble may restore the content at that time if it otherwise complies with our User Agreement and IP/Publicity Rights Policy.

Further information regarding Redbubble's IP/Publicity Rights Policy and User Agreement can be found here:





http://support.redbubble.com/kb/top20/c ... k-and-dmca
http://www.redbubble.com/agreement




Regards,


Redbubble Content Team

I was looking for this information. Thank you for sharing your own experience here.
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