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Rihanna Being Sued by Photographer Over Her "S&M" Music Video
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 02.15.2014



The Daily Mail reports that a photographer is suing Rihanna due to the similarities between his work and her music video for "S&M."

German photographer Philipp Paulus claims that portions of the video for Rihanna's 2010 single were copied from his fashion photography series, Paperworld. He previously attempted legal action against Rihanna and her record label, Universal Music Group, in 2011.

Paulus is now filing for damages and an injuction. His lawyer, Philip Jakober, told a court in Stuttgart, Germany, where the case is being heard, that the label admitted there were similarities between the two bodies of work but had not made an acceptable offer to settle the matter out of court. He stated: "The ludicrous thing about this situation is that Universal Music has for some time been bringing about a wave of lawsuits against end users for copyright infringements, yet as far as our case is concerned the usage from the photo series 'Paperworld' by Philipp Paulus in the music video 'S&M' is a serious and worldwide infringement of copyright, which is the responsibility of Universal Music."

If Paulus were to win the case, Universal would not be allowed to broadcast the video in any medium across the world.






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