Pretend you are the attorney for James Dean’s (Hollywood icon and star of Rebel Without a Cause, Giant and East of Eden) estate. You learn that someone is using the “handle” @JamesDean on Twitter. Where could you go to get the language for a “Social Media Platform Agreement”? Answer: The Practical Law library on WestlawNext. Where could you learn more about the “Post Mortem right of Publicity”? Answer: The Practical Law Practical library on WestlawNext. For more information on the case go to @JamesDean.
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