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bad publicity is good publicity

Getting media attention is always a good thing, even if the coverage is negative or unflattering. I know you're disappointed about that bad review, but kind in mind that bad publicity is good publicity—now, more people know who you are! I was worried that the backlash about our ad campaign would hurt business, but we've actually got more orders than we can handle right now. Bad publicity is good publicity, huh?
See also: bad, good, publicity

no publicity is bad publicity

Getting media attention is always a good thing, even if the coverage is negative or unflattering. I know you're disappointed about that bad review, but kind in mind that no publicity is bad publicity—now, more people know who you are! I was worried that the backlash about our ad campaign would hurt business, but we've actually got more orders than we can handle right now. No publicity is bad publicity, huh?
See also: bad, no, publicity

publicity hound

Someone who seeks to have the attention of the public constantly focused on him- or herself, typically by means of attracting media coverage. The former actor's run at politics is seen by many as just another stunt by a publicity hound desperate to keep the spotlight on himself.
See also: hound, publicity

there is no such thing as bad publicity

Getting media attention is always a good thing, even if the coverage is negative or unflattering. I know you're disappointed about that bad review, but there's really no such thing as bad publicity—now, more people know who you are! I was worried that the backlash about our ad campaign would hurt business, but we've actually got more orders than we can handle right now. There is no such thing as bad publicity, huh?
See also: bad, no, publicity, such, there, thing
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(27) Thus, the right of publicity claims were based on a work within the subject matter of copyright.
During these early years of cinema, the names of actors were omitted from publicity material.
The Eighth Circuit analysis on appeal focused specifically on preemption of the players' right of publicity claims by the Copyright Act.
Knowing, for example, that emotion plays better in Japan while action elements travel better across the rest of Asia is Publicity 101 these days.
In contrast, the right of publicity protects the unique attributes of a person that make up his/her persona--generally, the name and physical attributes a person, or the "look and sound" of that person," she added.
(9) These critical missteps on the part of the Third and Ninth Circuits, although problematic, are unfortunately not aberrational in the law of publicity rights.
She continued, "If you are doing it for publicity, then I understand and will close the case and you can go about your business."
Publicity For Good is a purpose-driven PR firm that focuses on the food and beverage industry, speakers, authors, and public figures.
The auction for publicity fee has already been cancelled thrice this year due to some misunderstanding between the PHA administration and contractors.
'There are two principal legal and philosophical schools of thought on how to deal with the rain of unrestrained publicity during the investigation and trial of high-profile cases.
MAY 2, 2014 PS73,205,659 NO PUBLICITY MARCH 15, 2019 PS71,057,439 Single Ade Goodchild, 58, of Hereford said he wasn't going to be fooled by "gold-diggers" after hitting the jackpot.
Only a couple of weeks ago we had an actress flying the Atlantic in a plane belching out fumes into the atmosphere to join a protest against environmental danger and gain much personal publicity from the media.
In a statement issued here on Monday, the DG PHA said that operation against illegal publicity boards and defaulters of publicity fee was continue in the city without any discrimination.
Meanwhile, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo downplayed it as a mere 'publicity stunt.'
In Jennifer Rothman's (1) new book The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World, she argues that we have wrongly reconceived the right of publicity as an intellectual property (IP) right rather than as a privacy-like right of "self-ownership," (2) and that in doing so we have let it grow unchecked in ways that serve no good purpose.