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Which of the following might result in a "right of publicity" claim?

Which of the following is an equitable remedy?


b)Money damages.


d)An injunction.

Administrative agencies make:

a)administrative regulations

b)agency decisions


d)both a and b

Which of the following might result in a "right of publicity" claim?

a)A character in a popular TV show holds up a picture of famed actor Brad Pitt during one episode.

b)A health food store uses a picture of Shaquille O'Neal, a well-known athlete, in its billboard advertisement.

c)An auto maker uses a "soundalike" of Barbara Streisand, a well-known singer, to sing a short song in one of its TV commercials.

d)Both b and c.

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1) D

An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order, whereby a party is required to do, or to refrain from doing, certain acts. The party that fails to adhere to the injunction faces civil or criminal penalties and may have to pay damages or accept sanctions for failing to follow the court's order. In some cases, breaches of injunctions are considered serious criminal offences that merit arrest and possible prison sentences.

2) D

Administrative agencies can make rules, which are very much like the laws passed by Congress or state legislatures. Agencies may pass regulations which make certain conduct illegal. Agency regulations can require people to behave in certain ways. For example, the Federal Aviation Administration may pass a regulation which requires all airplanes to use a ground ...