Athlete getting a tattoo who owns a celebrities tattoo copyright?

Famous Athletes, Celebrities and Tattoo Copyrights: Who Owns What?

When ordinary, non-famous people—people like you and me—pay a tattoo artist for inking the visible parts of our bodies, we don’t typically generate much controversy or legal intrigue. The general consumer public most likely thinks the tattoo itself belongs to the person wearing it, since it’s part of their bodies. But when a professional athlete…

Basketball endorsement contract

How businesses can get pro athlete and celebrity endorsements

More professional athlete and celebrity endorsement deals involve giving spokespeople ownership shares in emerging businesses, rather than large cash payments. An attorney can help businesses arrange these endorsement deals. Apple Inc. made headlines in May 2014 when it announced it was going to purchase Beats Electronics and Beats Music for $3 billion. A less widely-reported…