So You Think You Can Carlton Dance? Not So Fast!
Know how to bust some sweet dance moves? You might want to find a good attorney.
Epic Games, maker of Fortnite and NBA 2K has put the Carlton Dance into some of its video games, and the actor who portrayed Carlton on The Fresh Prince, Alfonso Ribeiro, is suing, saying Epic Games is unfairly profiting off of his signature move.
Who’s going to win this dance off between Carlton and Epic Games? Is the Carlton Dance entitled to IP protection, or will Alfonso end up doing a slow, sad dance? Fabio Marino is vice chair of the IP department at Polsinelli and joins us to discuss.
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