Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Do You Need Life Rights Agreement if Subject is Deceased?
When do you need them? Life rights agreements are most often needed if liberties will be taken with the facts about a living person, or if the person is not a public figure. Public figures cannot stop a life story documentary or biopic in the U.S. if there are no violations of privacy or defamation ... although they can always threaten lawsuits. Check out our previous entry on life rights. (BTW, this site explains the life rights rules.)