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Lawmaker Convicted Of Rape Claims Name Copyright

December 15, 2009, 2:06 PM

A former South Dakota lawmaker serving a prison sentence for raping two foster daughters has sent a copyright notice to news organizations that seeks to prevent the use of his name without his consent.

Former state Rep. Ted Klaudt of Walker was convicted of improperly touching the girls as part of a phony scheme to sell their eggs to infertile couples.

His daughter, Roxy, confirmed that Klaudt sent the copyright notice.  The notice says anyone using Klaudt's name without authorization would owe him $500,000.

Laura Malone, associate general counsel for The Associated Press, says names cannot be protected under copyright law. Malone says a name can be protected by trademark law in association with a good or service, but that does not prevent use of a name in a news story.

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