Rights over the French President’s wife’s image

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7789475.stm
This intellectual property story has been doing the rounds on all the main media and fashion sites this week.  The BBC lead link said,  “a company has been fined… $58.5k for selling bags with a nude image of Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.”  The image had been used without permission from either the photographer or Carla Bruni herself.

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