source: repost from suehan's blog
Hankyung.com; 2010-09-03 17:25
Actor Bae Yong Joon won the invasion of privacy and infringement of copyright lawsuit partially.
On the 3rd, Division 12 of the Seoul Central Court Civil Division (Judge, Park Hee Seung) ruled in partial favor of Hallyu star Bae Yong Joon and his agent, Keyeast who filed a lawsuit against the S advertisement company. The court ordered the defendant to pay thirty million won and prohibited them to use his images on the internet.
Last December, Bae Yong Joon and his agent, Keyeast filed a lawsuit against the S company for the invasion of publicity right and claimed one hundred million won for its damages. In the lawsuit, they complained that defendants were using his images, name, and his nickname, ‘Yonsama’.
The S company filed a cross-complaint against the plaintiffs asking for one hundred million won. They complained that ‘We didn’t violate BYJ’s property right because we only used ‘Yonsama’ without his pictures and his name,
Hankyung.com news team; firstname.lastname@example.org