APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION
Welcome to Appetite for Discussion -- a Guns N' Roses fan forum!

Please feel free to look around the forum as a guest, I hope you will find something of interest. If you want to join the discussions or contribute in other ways then you need to become a member. We especially welcome anyone who wants to share documents for our archive or would be interested in translating or transcribing articles and interviews.

Registering is free and easy.

Cheers!
SoulMonster
APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION
Welcome to Appetite for Discussion -- a Guns N' Roses fan forum!

Please feel free to look around the forum as a guest, I hope you will find something of interest. If you want to join the discussions or contribute in other ways then you need to become a member. We especially welcome anyone who wants to share documents for our archive or would be interested in translating or transcribing articles and interviews.

Registering is free and easy.

Cheers!
SoulMonster

2013.02.21 - Associated Press - Judge Dismisses Axl Rose Case Against Activision

Go down

2013.02.21 - Associated Press - Judge Dismisses Axl Rose Case Against Activision Empty 2013.02.21 - Associated Press - Judge Dismisses Axl Rose Case Against Activision

Post by Blackstar Thu Mar 31, 2022 4:03 pm

Judge dismisses Axl Rose case against Activision

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled that Activision Blizzard Inc. did not violate an agreement with Axl Rose to prevent the inclusion of guitarist Slash in a “Guitar Hero” video game and has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Guns N’ Roses frontman.

Superior Court Judge Charles Palmer dismissed the case on Wednesday, court records show. He agreed with attorneys for Activision that the gaming company never agreed to keep Slash’s likeness out of the game in exchange for the rights to use the Guns N’ Roses hit “Welcome to the Jungle.”

Rose sued Activision in November 2010 seeking $20 million in damages from the company. He claimed he allowed Activision to use “Welcome to the Jungle” in the game on the condition that Slash and his band, Velvet Revolver, not appear in the game.

Rose has been trying to distance Guns N’ Roses from Slash since he left the band in 1996, his lawsuit stated.

“Guitar Hero III” featured a digital version of Slash, complete with distinctive top hat, dark glasses and curly black locks.

Email messages sent to lawyers for Rose and Activision were not immediately returned.

In October, Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision settled a lawsuit filed by the band No Doubt claiming their digital likenesses were misused in a similar game, “Band Hero.”

In both cases, Activision denied wrongdoing.

https://apnews.com/article/058a192627894d8aa0d0b6f86c91c716
Blackstar
Blackstar
ADMIN

Posts : 9144
Plectra : 62277
Reputation : 97
Join date : 2018-03-17

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum