Paramount Asks Court To Send 'Top Gun' IP Suit Packing

By Ivan Moreno (June 11, 2024, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Paramount Pictures has asked a California federal court to dismiss a right of publicity complaint from the actor who played Henry "Wolfman" Ruth in the original "Top Gun" movie, saying his claim over a photo of his character included in the film's sequel without his permission falls squarely under the so-called Rogers test, a free speech doctrine that protects expressive works....

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