More Filmmakers Accuse Marlboro Of Unauthorized Use Of Short Films In Smoking Ads
The cigarette company did not obtain permission to use an Australian travel film, despite spending almost $62 million on the marketing campaign. Another filmmaker also says Marlboro did not seek his permission to use his film.
13 Songs That Sound Suspiciously Like Other Songs
I mean, apart from the fact that most pop songs kind of sound the same. But these are all cases where one or other of the parties ended up having to face the consequences somehow (often in court). The good news is that a bunch of these are pretty fantastic songs, so the whole process here shouldn't be too unpleasant.