Justin Bieber sued by Joustin Beaver creators
By Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L. February 29, 2012
The Biebs is being sued by the game developers of Joustin’ Beaver after he threatened legal action for using his likeness in a mobile app. The Joustin’ Beaver folks are hoping to be able to market the app under the First Amendment.
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JUSTIN Bieber (pic) is being sued by game developers after he threatened them with legal action for using his image for a mobile app.
RC3, the makers of a game entitled Joustin’ Beaver, admit the app is a parody of the Never Say Never hitmaker’s life, but they are reportedly keen for a judge to rule they are permitted to market the app under the free speech rule of the First Amendment.
In the company’s lawsuit, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, it states: “In an effort to comment on the Defendant’s life, the Plaintiff, RC3, developed the aforementioned App entitled Joustin’ Beaver.
“The App, a video game, is a parody of the commercial success of the Defendant and any celebrity.”
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