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Lawyer for Mexican drug lord demands Univision and Netflix pay for right to use his name

Lawyer for Mexican drug lord demands Univision and Netflix pay for right to use his name

A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Wednesday that he would sue television networks if they air a new series on the imprisoned Mexican drug lord's life without paying him.

Netflix and Univision announced on May 17 that they would co-produce the drama series "El Chapo," set to air in 2017. The announcement used only the nickname "El Chapo," and said the series is "based on the life story of one of the world's most notorious criminals."

Lawyer Andres Granados told the Associated Press that the two partners have to pay for the right to use Guzman's name and nickname, which can be translated as...

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