CNN Faces Growing Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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The lawsuit against CNN and sister companies claims that African Americans receive lower performance ratings in evaluations. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Brett Ratner Defends Defamation Lawsuit Against Accuser

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A Hawaii federal judge has been asked to toss the director's lawsuit against Melanie Kohler. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Brett Ratner

'Spinal Tap' Lawsuit Now Seeks Confirmation That Creators Reclaimed Rights

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Is Vivendi sticking Harry Shearer with the bill for defending a profit participation lawsuit? read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Music Business THR Online

David Letterman's Production Company Beats Lawsuit from Royalty Collector

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A judge rejects a lawsuit from Worldwide Subsidy Group. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Fox News Demands Dismissal of Lawsuit from Seth Rich's Parents

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In motion papers, the cable news network argues the story about the murdered DNC staffer was hardly outrageous, and that the lawsuit if allowed could hurt reporters hunting for secrets. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Hollywood Reporter Beats David Bergstein's Defamation Lawsuit

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New York judge rejects $50 million lawsuit from producer whose companies were thrown into bankruptcy. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

CNN Beats Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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The network was sued by an employee who says he was passed over for promotions because of his race and complaints to HR about discrimination. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online CNN

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Mystery Redaction in Spotify Filing for Eight Mile Style Lawsuit

Music Technology Policy

The lawsuit alleges that Spotify has failed to comply with the conditional (and highly controversial) reachback safe harbor under the Music Modernization Act’s Title I. Therefore, normal practice on sealing materials in this vitally important lawsuit should be balanced against strong legitimate public interest. “We never get accustomed to being less important to other people than they are to us.”. Holly Martins in The Third Man by Graham Greene.

Producers Move to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Jenni Rivera TV Series

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Competing biopics about the Mexican-American superstar are at the center of a lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Hollywood Docket: Justin Bieber Copyright Lawsuit Revived

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A roundup of entertainment law news including resolution to lawsuits against Sharon Stone and the Tea Party HD founder. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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Rosenberg v. SAG Lawsuit Dismissed

Digital Media Law

The lawsuit filed 1-1/2 years ago by SAG's then-president Alan Rosenberg against his own union has finally been dismissed, according to court records and a source with knowledge of the matter. The dismissal actually came several weeks ago, but appears not to have previously been reported.

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Warner Bros. Can't Evade 'War Dogs' Lawsuit

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can't escape Incarcerated Entertainment's lawsuit that claims 'War Dogs' was marketed as a true story when it isn't one. Warner Bros. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online War Dogs

'Pokemon Go' Sparks $5M Class Action Lawsuit

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Pokemon Go' is unjustly profiting by encouraging its users to be nuisances, the lawsuit says. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online Pokemon Go

'Timeless' Lawsuit Quietly Disappears

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A Spanish producer had claimed the series was a copycat. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online NBC Timeless

Judge Denies ROSS’s Motion to Dismiss Thomson Reuters’ Copyright Lawsuit

Media Law

The judge in the copyright lawsuit brought by Thomson Reuters against ROSS Intelligence has denied ROSS’s motion to dismiss the case, finding that TR’s allegations are sufficient to allow the case to proceed to discovery. See all stories about this lawsuit.

Tom Cruise Settles Libel Lawsuit with Life & Style Magazine over Suri Story

Law of Hollywood Land

Last Year, Tom Cruise filed a lawsuit against Bauer Media Group over a cover story on Life & Style magazine which purported that after his divorce with Katie Holmes, he had “abandoned” his daughter Suri. This week, that libel lawsuit, which sought damages of $50 million, was settled. The post Tom Cruise Settles Libel Lawsuit with Life & Style Magazine over Suri Story appeared first on Law of Hollywoodland. Lawsuit

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Election Lawsuits Meltdown… With Prejudice!

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Glaser Weil Conflict to be Reconsidered in Tupac Biopic Lawsuit

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Superiour Court judge will have to take a closer look at the relationship between the current lawsuit and an earlier arbitration. An L.A. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Stan Lee Drops $1B Lawsuit Against POW! Entertainment for "Stealing" His Name and Likeness

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Stan Lee has dismissed his $1 billion lawsuit against POW! Entertainment for fraud and conversion, two months after he filed it. read more. THR, Esq. Heat Vision Movies Movies THR Online Stan Lee

Showtime Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Failed Mayweather-McGregor Streams

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Grainy video, errors and buffering streams weren't what fans paid $99 to see, according to the lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

Unauthorized 'Hamilton' Merchandise Sparks Lawsuit

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Unauthorized gear from the Broadway hit is diverting profits away from the company licensed to sell merchandise, according to the suit. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture THR Online

Johnny Depp Settles Blockbuster Lawsuit Against Business Managers

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About a month away from a trial that would have captivated the entertainment industry, Johnny Depp has settled his blockbuster lawsuit against his former business managers. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online Johnny Depp

'Orphan Black' Production Company Must Face Copyright Lawsuit in California

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The $5 million lawsuit alleges the series was cloned from a screenplay submitted to producers a decade ago. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Judge Rejects AEG's Bid to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Christina Grimmie's Death

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The lawsuit will now explore the singer's employment relationship with the concert promoter and whether the June 10, 2016, shooting in Orlando, Florida, was foreseeable. read more. THR, Esq. Business Music Business THR Online

Legal Research Company ROSS to Shut Down Under Pressure of Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit

Media Law

“The company will continue as a going concern so that the facts at the heart of this lawsuit are brought to light and so that Westlaw’s tactics — using litigation as a weapon and stifling competition — do not succeed,” the statement said. Lawsuit Thwarted Growth.

Disney Beats 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Copyright Lawsuit

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In the lawsuit, an author claimed credit for pirates transforming into living skeletons under the moonlight. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Comcast Ridicules $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

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"Preposterous," "offensive," "entirely fantastical" and "shameful" are just some of the adjectives that Comcast uses to describe a lawsuit in a motion to dismiss. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Starz Beats 'Power' Copyright Lawsuit

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A writer had claimed the series infringes on his rights in 'Tribulation of a Ghetto Kid.' read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Judge Dismisses Fraud Lawsuit Over 50 Cent's "P.I.M.P."

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The 'Get Rich or Die Tryin' track was at the center of a lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

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CAA Agent Cameron Mitchell Fired Following Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

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The agent "emphatically denies any wrongdoing" in response to a lawsuit from an actress who alleged sexual assault. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online CAA Representation nsfs

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Judge Questions Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit Against ROSS Intelligence

Media Law

During a hearing last Friday in the copyright lawsuit filed by legal research giant Thomson Reuters against legal research startup ROSS Intelligence , the judge presiding over the case questioned whether TR’s allegations in its complaint were complete speculation.

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

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Wixen Music Publishing files a new lawsuit that also covers music from Rage Against the Machine, The Doors, Steely Dan and many others. read more. THR, Esq. Business Music Business THR Online International

Beyonce Slays 'Lemonade' Lawsuit

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The artist's award-winning visual album didn't copy an indie short film, a New York federal judge has ruled. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

Charter Points to FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal in Lawsuit Alleging Netflix Throttling

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The cable giant is arguing that a lawsuit from the New York attorney general is preempted by federal law. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Taylor Swift Shakes Off Copyright Lawsuit

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The artist was sued by the songwriters behind 3LW's "Playas Gon' Play." read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Taylor Swift

'Broken City' Producers Facing $6.2M Lawsuit for Racketeering

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Emmett/Furla Productions faces yet another lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Broken City

Bill Cosby's Ex-Lawyer Marty Singer Escapes Janice Dickinson Lawsuit

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For the second time, Bill Cosby's ex-lawyer Marty Singer has survived a defamation lawsuit brought by former supermodel Janice Dickinson. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Michael Jackson Documentary Lawsuit Moves Toward Trial

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Michael: The Last Photo Shoots' is at the center of a copyright dispute. read more. THR, Esq. Music Movies Music THR Online

Chris Hayes: GOP held a ‘loaded gun to American democracy’ with Texas lawsuit

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Chris Hayes: GOP held a ‘loaded gun to American democracy’ with Texas lawsuit

After Anton Yelchin Death, Jeep Class Action Lawsuits Consolidate in Michigan

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More than a dozen lawsuits blame the automobile manufacturer for incidents like the one that killed Anton Yelchin. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Agent defection lawsuits settled

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Baldwin's move from to IMG to CAA in early April triggered two lawsuits in a nasty brouhaha that promised to shed light on how. By Eriq Gardner EXCLUSIVE: A settlement has been reached in the Matthew Baldwin agent defection case.

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Judge Judy's $47 Million Annual Salary Questioned in CBS Lawsuit

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A breach of contract lawsuit filed against CBS reveals the figure. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Twitter Hit With Class Action Lawsuit for Eavesdropping on Direct Messages

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Lawsuit targets algorithms that "intercept" and replace links. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online