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Lee Min Ho partly wins his lawsuit against cosmetics company that used his face without permission

By jennywill   25 days ago   27,014   8,697   0
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Lee Min Ho has partly won his lawsuit against a cosmetics company.

He had sued company 'A' as well as the producers of his drama 'Faith' for using his face without permission to promote a face mask. Originally, they were told to pay him 20 million KRW (approximately 17,600 USD) for breaking the contract, but in the appeal, the 80 million KRW was added for damages (approximately 70,500 USD) and the final sentence was to pay Lee Min Ho 100 million KRW (approximately 88,000 USD). As with the first trial, the company was ordered to stop producing and selling products with Lee Min Ho's face.

SEE ALSO: Lee Min Ho's documentary 'DMZ, the Wild' airs its final episode



However, it is only partly a win for Lee Min Ho as he had originally demanded 200 million KRW.

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mike2427 24 days ago

Everyone knows in lawsuits you have to demand the highest amount no ones actually expecting the amount they asked for.

intricate 24 days ago

that's not a partial win, that's a win period. It's just that he wasn't happy with the sentencing.

pink_oracle 24 days ago

At least they've been banned from using his face. Now future idols will be able to refer to this case when their images get used without their permission.

jinxxi 24 days ago

isnt this issue from ages ago?

meltx 24 days ago

They aren't amateurs who didn't know better. They are people who are already aware of the consequences but did it anyways. Hahaha.

UKihyun 25 days ago

that is one lucky company. i can only dream of using his face

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