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Michael Jackson Estate

Sues Over Sale of MJ Concert Pics

7/25/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Jackson Estate Sues
Michael Jackson's Estate is suing a movie memorabilia store for auctioning off historic photos from MJ's heyday -- and duping potential buyers with a get-rich-quick scheme.

The pics are from the Jackson brothers' 1984 Victory Tour. According to court docs -- obtained by TMZ -- Michael hired a photog to shoot the concerts ... and Jackson's company owned all the rights to the pictures.

The Estate claims Premiere Props put the photos up for auction, and misled buyers into believing they would also own copyright on the pics -- a huge selling point, because the buyer could make a fortune by reprinting and selling the pics.

Premiere valued the pics from $200 to over $2K, according to its website. 

MJ's camp is now suing for all the auction profits ... and to stop Premiere from selling any more MJ memorabilia.

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shakedoggy    

MJ memo #1 to OJ: next time just sue to get your damn memorabilia back.

MJ memo #2 to OJ: drink plenty of milk at bedtime. Doctor's Orders...

55 days ago
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duilama    

The Estate is so quick to sue, I wonder why they are not suing people who reported MJ's molestation stories, and people who came out to make claim of being a victim of his molestation? LOL, Oh, I forgot, because MJ did it.

55 days ago
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Unbroken Chain    

Never trust that family. I am unable to believe anything they say because they are just desperate money grub era and the lowest form Of American like the Kardashian family but in a different equally disgusting way

55 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Shamone

55 days ago
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kingschreck    

What don't they sue over? They are a joke.

55 days ago
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tatashib    

Michael Jackson's Estate, You are right! It is necessary once again (in court) to explain to unscrupulous businessmen that to use others things without the permission - it’s impossible! It is clear that they don't have anything personal outstanding, and here the such (historic photos from MJ's heyday - Victory Tour 1984) turned up (подвернулось)... the monetary.
And about the photographers. You have Michael Jackson's permission to unauthorized use of the finished shooting photos at discretion? Michael didn't pay you? Then it would be correct to address to Michael Jackson's Estate about payment (if there is a contract on work with Michael).
Surprisingly, but many professions resemble actions of vagabonds who daily prowl everywhere to have something.

55 days ago
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Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

This family money will be gone due to legal fees

55 days ago
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Susan62509    

Any buyer who was dumb enough to purchase any of the MJ photos can sue Premiere Props for fraud.

55 days ago
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porkchop    

Never mind the strangers not letting MJ RIP, his family is so hungry for more money now that the biggest earner is dead that they won't let him rest either.

55 days ago
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miss b    

Sue?
Well of course,how else do you expect Jermaine to make his child support payments?


Work? Ha...
What's that?

55 days ago
11.

phia    

Year after year someone always gets his/her hand on Michael's memorabilia and puts it up for auction.

Why aren't the executors suing all those ex-bodyguards who publish books regarding Michael's life according to what "they suppossedly have witnessed"?

55 days ago
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Morton Lipshitz    

Do any of the photos show Jacko with a molestation victim?

54 days ago
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tatashib    

Missing “OHWELL: ?? Michael Who??”
Really, Michaels are many… You always tormented by this question. So about whom from them you want to learn? Maybe we will help, if it’s not certainly about your downer – neighbor.
P.S. If under the article above, I know and I support here such Michael. See: http://mostfamousperson.net/ or under his work : http://hypetrak.com/2014/06/polls-name-your-favorite-album-in-2014-so-far/ It’s Michael Jackson. It’s really well and right.

54 days ago
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Rigby    

Lol the MJ estate is after everyone. Damn.

54 days ago
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Noog    

I'm looking at the man in the mirror

54 days ago
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