Green Day Face Lawsuit After Allegedly Using Image Without Permission


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Artist Dereck Seltzer has filed legal paper against Green Day as he states that the rockers used one of his creations during their concerts.

Rockers Green Day are facing legal action from an artist alleging the band used one of his creations in a music video without his permission. The "American Idiot" hitmakers used an image of a fang-toothed face during their concerts, as well as a music video and across their website in 2009.

Artist Dereck Seltzer has filed a lawsuit against Green Day at Los Angeles federal court, alleging he created the image years ago and copyrighted the picture. He claims he was never asked permission for the image to be used on the band's material.

But the group's lawyer, Don Passman, insists they received the picture from a reputable company and did not realize there would be any legal issues. He tells TMZ, "Green Day received Mr. Seltzer's image from a responsible company and was unaware that there could be any copyright or other issues."

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