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Sony Pictures Taps Daniel Floyd to Oversee Litigation

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He assumes responsibilities previously held by Len Venger, who is retiring. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Bloomberg Law’s New Litigation Analytics Peeks Under the Robes of Judicial Data

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The post Bloomberg Law’s New Litigation Analytics Peeks Under the Robes of Judicial Data appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Products in this space include ALM’s […]. General Bloomberg Law

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DirecTV's 'NFL Sunday Ticket' Spurs Wave of Antitrust Litigation

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The TV market would be quite different if it were not for live professional football, the lawsuit theorizes. read more. THR, Esq.

Ailes Media Litigator Charles Harder on His Improbable Rise With Clients Melania Trump and Hulk Hogan

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Weinsteins, Lionsgate settling 'Precious' litigation

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and Lionsgate have agreed to a complete settlement that will end the bicoastal litigation over ownership of. Tags: Bert Fields Copyright John Sloss Litigation By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: The long-running legal battle over "Precious" is about to come to an end. Sources tell us the Weinstein Co.

Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator

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Plus a dealmaker returning to Greenberg Glusker and a labor attorney joining Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp. read more. THR, Esq.

WME Settles Real Estate Litigation

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Daniel Miller The talent agency backed out of a lucrative Beverly Hills lease after the merger of Endeavor with the William Morris Agency. read more.

Warner Bros. bulks up for 'Superman' litigation

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How Peter Thiel's 'Revenge Litigation' War Against Gawker Could Backfire Big Time

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Don't call him a genius just yet. It's far from certain that the Silicon Valley billionaire obtains what he desires. read more. THR, Esq.

Allegory Litigation Management: A Conversation with Founder Alma Asay

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Alma Asay Speaking of podcasts, I sat down Friday with Alma Asay, founder of Allegory Law, for a conversation about litigation technology and Allegory’s unique approach to managing litigation documents and data. General Law Technology Now

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: WARNER BROS. SETTLES “HANGOVER II” LAWSUIT

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With this cloud of litigation hovering, the film opened in the U.S. And those costs would be on top of the actual cost of continuing the litigation. STUDIO SETTLES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM BROUGHT BY TATTOO ARTIST. Late last month, Warner Bros. The tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill, sued Warner Bros. Thus, Warner Bros. TAKEAWAYS.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: MADONNA’S BATTLE OVER “MATERIAL GIRL” TRADEMARK

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STAR OF SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME SHOW FOUGHT FOR “MATERIAL GIRL” TRADEMARK RIGHTS IN CLOTHING. In 2010, Madonna’s company and retailer Macy’s began to sell a line of clothing under the “Material Girl” name. The clothing manufacturer sued Madonna and others. Madonna’s case was pending before the Honorable S.

O'Melveny Litigator Robert Schwartz Exits for Irell & Manella

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He follows the departure of six attorneys from O'Melveny to Latham & Watkins in November. read more. THR, Esq.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: THE ROGER CLEMENS PERJURY TRIAL

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have faced such decisions numerous times during the course of providing advice both before or after litigation. A CONTINUING REMINDER OF THE NEED FOR STRONG ADVISORS. Roger Clemens must feel like he’s under siege these days. previously wrote about Clemens and his predicament well before his indictment and first criminal trial. anyway.

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Jill Ratner Promoted to Exec VP Litigation for Fox Entertainment Group

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Previously, Ratner served as senior vp litigation. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Jill Ratner Promoted to EVP of Litigation for Fox Entertainment Group

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Previously Ratner served as senior vp, litigation. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

O'Melveny Loses Litigator Marvin Putnam to Rival

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He's the third trial lawyer to leave the powerhouse firm in recent months. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online Michael Jackso

WME Settles Litigation With Former Agent John Ferriter

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Marvel wins round in Jack Kirby showdown; case to be litigated in New York

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By Eriq Gardner EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Entertainment has scored an important win in its ongoing litigation with the estate of Jack Kirby, the comic book icon whose family is trying to terminate a copyright grant on such iconic characters as Iron. Tags: Copyright Litigation

Movie trailers to target frivolous litigation

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By Eriq Gardner A legal drama is coming soon to a theater near you. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform has enlisted movie theaters across the nation to convince audiences of the need for civil justice reform.

Make Litigation Timelines in PowerPoint with Free Add-On

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The post Make Litigation Timelines in PowerPoint with Free Add-On appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Not long ago, I served as chairperson of a tripartite arbitration panel. Near the close of the complicated case, one of the arbitrators indicated he was having trouble understanding the sequence of events. General

New litigation campaign quietly targets tens of thousands of movie downloaders

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Tags: Copyright Litigation Piracy

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: HOLY SMOKES!! DISTRICT COURT PERMITS PUBLISHER’S COPYRIGHT LAWSUIT OVER BATMOBILE

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As a car buff and intellectual property litigator, Judge Lew’s opinion provides an interesting confluence of interests for me. DC COMICS DEFEATS MOTION TO DISMISS COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS OVER BATMOBILE REPLICA CAR KITS. “Gotham Garage” sold kits allowing consumers to build and own a replica of the iconic Batmobile.

Cablevision, Viacom Settle iPad App Litigation

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Matthew Belloni Viacom has settled its dispute with Cablevision over an iPad app that streams channels like MTV and VH1. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

New Setback for Warner Bros. in 'Superman' Litigation

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Eriq Gardner Studio's motion to see secret agreement between Superman creators' heirs is rejected. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Business

'Last Samurai' Litigation Set for Trial March 20 With Millions at Stake

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Activision Settles Huge 'Call of Duty' Litigation on Eve of Trial

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ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA LITIGATION: LOSING ANONYMITY

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COMMUNICATION IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA AGE By now, you’ve seen the image. In June 2011, the Vancouver Canucks lost game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals to the Boston Bruins in Vancouver. Chaos ensued, and Vancouver burned. Sports fans rioting in disappointment over losing a championship (or in celebration of winning one) is hardly unusual.

Hollywood Docket: Jay Z Beats Logo Suit; Comcast Escapes Daily Fantasy Sports Litigation

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A roundup of entertainment law news, including the alleged rights-holder of Zorro being sued for infringing a Zorro work. read more. THR, Esq.

James Cameron: Innovation, not litigation, is the answer to piracy

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By Eriq Gardner It wasn't quite as juicy as calling Glen Beck a "fucking asshole," but director James Cameron made some interesting comments Thursday at the 2010 CTIA wireless conference. He claimed that "Avatar" was the most pirated film in.

Lil Wayne Documentary Litigation Takes a New Turn

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Eriq Gardner Appeals court tackles animosity over 2009 Sundance Film Festival hit read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Godzilla Is On a Litigation Rampage Over Honda Commercial

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Eriq Gardner Toho sues Honda over TV commercial featuring Godzilla cameo. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

Electronic Arts Fights Rival, Athletes, Insurers and Game Creator in Wave of Litigation

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Eriq Gardner Is the video game company sufficiently disclosing liability from various lawsuits? read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Hollywood Law Hires: Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer's Litigator Switches Firms

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Hires and other moves in the entertainment law sector, including new posts for two music dealmakers. read more.

Live Nation Litigation Over Rolling Stones Tour Can Move Forward

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Eriq Gardner Former Live Nation chairman Michael Cohl says former employer breached contract and damaged his reputation by interfering in negotiations for 50th anniversary Rolling Stones tour. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: BEASTIE BOYS SUED FOR ILLEGAL SAMPLING

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MCA was too ill with cancer to attend that induction ceremony. On May 4, 2012, MCA lost his battle and died at his New York home. PRACTICAL CONCERNS.

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: KEYNOTE SPEECH OF CHIEF JUSTICE OF CALIFORNIA

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THE HON. TANI CANTIL-SAKAUYE SPEAKS AT THE 2011 JABA/PABA ANNUAL INSTALLATION & AWARDS DINNER. The Chief Justice gave an inspirational speech.

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IMG Worldwide Demands Insurers Pick Up Cost Of Fighting Ex-Athletes In Video Game Litigation

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Eriq Gardner Famous former athletes including Bill Russell continue to pursue compensation from lucrative video game licensing deals. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: MADONNA'S BATTLE OVER "MATERIAL GIRL" TRADEMARK

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In 2010, Madonna's company and retailer Macy's began to sell a line of clothing under the "Material Girl" name. Legal Decisions

Posting of Entire News Article is Fair Use, Says Judge in Righthaven Copyright Litigation

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We recently wrote on the copyright enforcement lawsuits brought by Righthaven LLC, the intellectual property enforcement firm, and in particular, on a pending ruling on the issue of fair use in the Righthaven litigation against the Center for Intercultural Organizing (CIO). tell litigators 'that's why God created San Francisco," (i.e.,