Update On Randy Orton Tattoo Lawsuit Regarding WWE Video Game

WWE and 2k have filed to end the lawsuit. 

Back in April,  Catherine Alexander who is Randy Orton's tattoo artist filed a lawsuit against WWE and the publishers of the WWE video game series 2k. She alleged that her artwork was being used without her permission and reportedly filed for trademark around that time on the original designs. 

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PWInsider is reporting that WWE and 2k filed to dismiss the case on Monday citing that Alexander did not file for trademark during the allotted time frame in regards to the lawsuit. 

According to Alexander, the artist was offered a $450 settlement in 2009 but turned that down. Other tattoo artist have been successful in procuring payment from video game developers for the use of their tattoo artwork on athletes. There is currently an ongoing case between 2k's parent company Take Two Interactive and NBA player Lebron James' former tattoo artist. 

Alexander's lawsuit and previous complaints were regarding past year editions of the WWE video game series and WWE 2k19 is due to release this October. 

Fightful Wrestling will provide updates on any advancement or dismissal in the Randy Orton tattoo lawsuit. 

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