Wednesday, March 29, 2023

On Life Rights, Gabriel García Márquez Wins 17-year Legal Fight

Colombian court finally ruled against Miguel Reyes Palencia who claimed Gabriel García Márquez had unlawfully misappropriated Palencia’s life-story as the basis for Márquez’s book, Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

Via The Guardian. Mark Litwak has some good info on life rights, based on U.S. law.


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