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misappropriation,

n the act of benefitting financially by using someone's name or likeness without permission; e.g., using a dental patient's radiographs in an article without obtaining his or her permission.
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The prevailing answers to date have fallen into one of two camps: either amend the Copyright Act to expand copyright protection in news, or rely on hot news misappropriation liability.
A federal district court ruled in 2010 that Theflyonthewall had committed not only copyright infringement (by posting copies of the banks' reports) but also hot news misappropriation (by posting summaries of the banks' recommendations).
indicated that they continue to see aggregators as violating copyright and trademark laws and the hot news doctrine.
It is hot news for retailers as Sacla' create a vibrant, fiery pesto with Italian red chilli pepper, almonds, garlic and parsley to excite and enthuse pasta and pesto lovers who want a little more zing.
John is a good friend of the truth, regardless of how the cards may fall, and he has historically been a leader in saying the emperor has no clothes regarding hot news items.
At all of the shows the staff of Recycling Today attends, there are quite a few significant "takeaways," whether they are developing great story ideas, increasing our industry knowledge, furthering our industry contacts or picking up hot news tips.
He, like Bellow, happened to pass away at a hot news time, competing with the deaths of Terri Schiavo and the Pope.
You can offer a simple, ongoing class for junior high students in which kids can create their own book to keep at the library: a history-in-the-making scrapbook of today's hot news stories: Our World 2004-2005.
Hot news Greenhead College students Karen Soraci (left) and Heidi Johnson with a Kraft client STUDENTS from Greenhead College in Huddersfield have joined with Kirklees Refugees And Friends Together to produce a newsletter.
With the discovery since 1995 of more than 100 planets beyond the solar system, finding yet another one might seem more of a yawn than hot news.
But the night's hot news was the nastiness between Carmen Electra and her ex, Navarro, who still has the initials CE tattooed on his arm.
Actually, Hugo's saga of a poor gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, in fifteenth-century Paris--mistreated by all except the deaf, misshapen bell-ringer, Quasimodo, who, besotted with love, seeks to save her--has always been hot news theatrically.