Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against Activision Blizzard got a lot of attention because the defendant was represented by Rudy Giuliani. The plaintiff contended that his privacy was violated by the use of his likeness in the popular video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II." Well, the Giuliani brand has been enhanced.
Judge William Fahey of the LA Superior Court tossed the lawsuit. His decision was that the company's right to free expression trumped the plaintiff's right to privacy. Here is the coverage by Tom Huddleston, Jr. in Fortune.
The plaintiff has been and will continue to be jailed in Panama for crimes he was convicted of when he lead that nation.