Jun 22

Tattoo Infringement

A lawsuit by a Missouri tattoo artist that threatened to stop the distribution of the blockbuster sequel “Hangover Part II” has been settled, the movie’s studio, Warner Brothers Entertainment, announced this week.The tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill, had gone to Federal District Court in St. Louis in April to argue that Warner Brothers had failed to get his permission to use his design for a face tattoo, created in 2003 for the boxer Mike Tyson, on one of the central characters in the movie.

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