Invasion Of Privacy Or Appropriation Of The Name Or Likeness Of
Nevada, the elements for a claim of invasion of privacy or appropriation of the
name or likeness of another are:
1.†††††††† Defendant uses the name or likeness of
a non-famous person;
2.†††††††† Without the
permission of the person;
3.†††††††† The misappropriation of the personís
likeness or identity is a personal injury;
4.†††††††† Or gives publicity to a matter
concerning the private life of another where the matter is of the kind that
would be highly offensive to a reasonable person and it not of legitimate
concern to the public; and
4.†††††††† Plaintiff is entitled to compensation
for damages for mental anguish and embarrassment for the unwanted use of the
private personís name or image.
v. Account Control Tech., Inc.,
865 F.Supp. 1443, 1448 (D. Nev.
1994); People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Bobby Berosini, Ltd., 895 P.2d 1269, 1278 (Nev. 1995); Montesano v. Donrey
Media Grp., 99 Nev. 644, 668 P.2d 1081, 1084 (1983), cert. denied, 466 U.S. 959, 104 S.
Ct. 2172, 80 L.Ed.2d 555 (1984) (citing Forsher v. Bugliosi, 26 Cal.3d 792, 163 Cal.Rptr. 628, 608 P.2d 716 (1980); Restatement (Second) of
Torts ß 652D (1977).