Commercial Misappropriation – no remedies for a property owner whose house was photographed for a company’s brochure

We have represented clients who have had their photograph used for a company’s advertisements without their permission.  The difficulty in seeking legal relief in this situation is shown by a post in the Property, intangible blog, which details what happened when the owner of a famous house found a bank was using a photograph of his house in a mortgage brochure, causing some in the general pubic to think his house was being foreclosed on.

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