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Defamation, Privacy, and Publicity Basics

Defining defamation, privacy, and publicity from a legal perspective

1. Introduction (4:05)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (4:05) 4:05 FREE!
  2. Liability and Trade Defamation (4:42) 4:42 FREE!
  3. Privacy and Publicity (7:16) 7:16 FREE!
  4. Publicity Rights (3:31) 3:31 FREE!
  5. Lawsuits Regarding Publicity Rights (4:36) 4:36 FREE!
  6. Transformative Use (3:29) 3:29 FREE!

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Defining defamation, privacy, and publicity from a legal perspective. Author Shel Perkins examines the terms and illustrates their legal implications with examples of real-life lawsuits involving public figures. If famous names or faces ever crop up in your work, you need to view this tutorial.

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Shel Perkins
Shel Perkins is a designer, educator and consultant with 19 years of experience in managing the operations of leading creative firms in the U.S. and the U.K. His book, Talent Is Not Enough: Business Secrets for Designers, was recently copublished by New Riders and AIGA. Learn more at