Friday Funny: Paul Newman To Sue HUD

An Op-Ed by Paul Newman
August 22, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Unreliable sources report that the Fox suit has inspired Paul Newman, the actor, to file a similar suit in federal court against the Department of Housing and Urban Development, commonly called HUD. Mr. Newman claims piracy of personality and copycat infringement. In the 1963 film "HUD," for which Mr. Newman was nominated for an Academy Award, the ad campaign was based on the slogan, "Paul Newman is HUD.""

Thanks to Stu Baker

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Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2003 in The New York Times
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