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According to a report from Page Six, pop sensation and leisure icon, Jennifer Lopez, was lately slapped with a $150,000 lawsuit by the group, Splash News and Picture Agency, for supposed copyright infringement relating to a photograph of herself and Alex Rodriguez which she posted on her IG account round two years in the past.

The lawsuit, filed in Central District Of California’s US District Court, this previous Saturday, charged Jennifer with misusing {a photograph} with out the group’s permission. The picture reportedly confirmed her holding arms together with her fiance whereas they have been having breakfast within the Big Apple in 2017.

The lawsuit said that Splash “never licensed” the picture to the singer, and she or he went on to make use of it anyway with out their expressed permission. The swimsuit claims somebody on her staff, or somebody performing on her behalf, copied the picture and distributed it on her IG in a narrative on the seventh of November, 2017.

Jennifer Lopez has one of many largest IG followings on this planet, accruing an enormous variety of followers on-line, round 102 million. The lawsuit claims that on account of the actual fact the {photograph} is high-quality and “creative,” the photographer stands to earn cash from it by way of correct licensing.

Moreover, the swimsuit claims Lopez has misused the {photograph} and due to that, the {photograph}’s potential income has been diminished for the aforementioned enterprise and the photographer who took the image.

Splash first knowledgeable Jennifer of the infringement by way of her representatives on the 12th of December, 2017. This wouldn’t be the primary time a celeb has been charged with misusing {a photograph} with out the corporate’s permission.

Earlier this 12 months, each Gigi Hadid, in addition to Ariana Grande, have been taken to court docket resulting from posting photographs of themselves on IG, nevertheless, they didn’t personal the rights to them nor have the best to add them on social media earlier than their hundreds of thousands of followers.

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This sort of lawsuit is commonplace on this planet of trend, celeb tradition, and pictures. Despite the actual fact {a photograph} may present a picture of an individual, the particular person doesn’t personal the rights to it, though the image is of them. The photographer or the corporate that employed them owns the copyright.

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