CMG Worldwide

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CMG Worldwide, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a multinational intellectual property rights management firm representing the estates of famous deceased people including Mark Twain, James Dean, and Bettie Page. CMG lobbies for the creation of special laws protecting the image or likeness of famous personalities.[citation needed]


CMG Worldwide's founder and CEO, Mark Roesler, is a recognized authority on the intellectual property rights of celebrities. At the 1997 O.J. Simpson trial, Roesler calculated Simpson's future net worth as US$25 million, a figure that the jury kept as an accurate assessment throughout the trial. Roesler has recently spoken out on the valuation of Michael Jackson's estate and legal issues surrounding his likeness.[1]

In addition to its headquarters in Indianapolis, CMG maintains an office in Los Angeles.[citation needed]

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CMG has worked with a wide range of clients or their estates.[2]








  1. ^ Gentile, Gary (2009-06-29). "The King's merchandise could get a pop - Business - US business -". MSNBC. Retrieved 2012-03-21. 
  2. ^ "CMG Worldwide Clients". CMG Worldwide. 

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