Tattoos On Screen Redux

About a year ago, we posted about Tattoos On Screen, offering a brief overview about the errors and omissions clearance issues posed by reproducing tattoos inked on actors bodies in film and TV projects.  Our early adopter status didn’t much help, though: little did we know that, during the recent, er, period of repose that this blog experienced, there would be a major news story talking about, what else, tattoos on screen and that we wouldn’t have time to weigh in on the matter.  Rather than do a poor job of attempting to rehash what others have already written about the topic, we offer a selection of some of the best pieces from the legal blogosphere over the last few weeks about The Hangover Part II and the replication of Mike Tyson’s facial tattoo:

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Bob Tarantino

About Bob Tarantino

Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.

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