By jonathan stempel new york reuters a federal judge on friday rejected a request by the maker of the popular nba 2k video game series to dismiss a lawsuit over its depiction in the game of. A manhattan federal judge has ruled that the company behind the popular nba 2k video games can t be sued for replicating lebron james tattoo designs.
Judge laura swain dismissed the.
Lebron james tattoos video game. Take two interactive software inc has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over its depiction of tattoos belonging to national basketball association stars lebron james and kobe bryant. A company that owned the copyright of lebron james tattoo designs lost a lawsuit against a video game publisher over the digital depiction of the nba star s ink. The tattoos that are visible in the nba 2k14 nba 2k15 and nba 2k16 video games include crown with butterflies on bryant s right bicep and a 330 area code and a child portrait on james.