View Full Version : YNOT Reports :: CA Court Reaffirms Right of Game Developers, Others to Make “Transformative Use” of Celebrity Likenesses

12-05-2006, 10:50 PM
LOS ANGELES, CA – In a recent ruling that could carry enormous importance for creators of video games, comic books, and various digital media forms, the California 2nd District Court of Appeals upheld the First Amendment right of artists to make use of characters that resemble celebrities and other public figures, so long as that use is “transformative” in nature.