Free Webinar: Litigation Tool Tips – A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology

Media Law

Eastern, I will be moderating a free, one-hour webinar, Litigation Tool Tips: A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology, presented by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. The post Free Webinar: Litigation Tool Tips – A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. One week from today, on April 28 at 1 p.m.

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Lex Machina Expands Its Legal Analytics Into Commercial Litigation

Media Law

The legal analytics company Lex Machina today announced what it is describing as the most ambitious and largest expansion yet of its analytics into a new practice area, commercial litigation. The post Lex Machina Expands Its Legal Analytics Into Commercial Litigation appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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

ExhibitView’s PDF+: Revisiting My Review of this PDF Tool for Litigators

Media Law

The post ExhibitView’s PDF+: Revisiting My Review of this PDF Tool for Litigators appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Last July, I reviewed PDF+, a PDF tool for trial lawyers from ExhibitView Solutions, a company that has developed several products for trial preparation and presentation. As I noted then, PDF+ is designed to be a more agile alternative to full-featured PDF programs such as Adobe Pro DC or Nuance Power PDF Advanced, providing just […].

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. The Business Television Business THR Online

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.

Warner Bros. Files Mass Litigation Against Amazon Resellers

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Is Amazon's user marketplace rife with counterfeits? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business Amazon.com Warner Bros. Entourage Game of Thrones Harry Potter The Sopranos The Wire

Agent defection creates nasty litigation

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Tags: Contracts & Riders Labor Litigation Representation Sports

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

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Arguably the highest-profile media lawyer in America, Harder opens up as Donald Trump threatens the New York Times for "irresponsible intent" and states: "I'm anything but the enemy of a free press." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business Hulk Hogan THR Weekly Magazine

Uber-Litigator Bert Fields Wants to Represent Artificial Clients

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Tom Cruise is not enough. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online Bert Fields

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. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business William Morris Endeavor Real Estate

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. The Business Business THR Online Michael Jackson

Litigants Alleging Procedural Violations of Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute (BIPA) Are Not “Aggrieved” Parties That May Seek Legal Remedies

New Media and Technology Law

While federal courts have weighed in on whether litigants have standing for asserting procedural violations of BIPA , it was not clear if mere procedural violations of BIPA’s consent and data retention requirements, without any showing of actual harm or data misuse, were actionable under the statute (i.e., Thus, it seems clear that biometrics-related litigation will continue to be active in 2018 and we will continue to monitor and report on developments as it evolves.

Warner Bros. bulks up for 'Superman' litigation

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Tags: Copyright Litigation

Hollywood Litigator Larry Stein Adds Mediator to His Resume

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"There’s a tremendous need for conflict resolution in society, now in particular," says Stein. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Here’s the Recording of Webinar on ‘A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology’

Media Law

On Friday, I moderated a webinar, Litigation Tool Tips: A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology, sponsored by the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division. The theme of the webinar was how litigators can benefit […]. The post Here’s the Recording of Webinar on ‘A Holistic Approach to Litigation Technology’ appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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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. The Business Culture Tech Business THR Online Hulk Hogan

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. The Business Business THR Online MGM Universal Pictures

Allegory Litigation Management: A Conversation with Founder Alma Asay

Media Law

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. Asay also talks about her journey from Gibson Dunn litigation associate to legal technology entrepreneur and discusses the challenges she faced as a […].

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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

WME Settles Litigation With Former Agent John Ferriter

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Matthew Belloni Ferriter, the only William Morris partner to vote against its 2009 merger with Endeavor, sued claiming he was marginalized at the agency and eventually forced out. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business William Morris Endeavor

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.

ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA LITIGATION: LOSING ANONYMITY

Entertainment Litigation Blog

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.

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

Entertainment Litigation Blog

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. settled the copyright infringement lawsuit brought by the tattoo artist who designed the tatoo which appears on the face of former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson. The tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill, sued Warner Bros.

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 Jackson

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

Entertainment Litigation Blog

STAR OF SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME SHOW FOUGHT FOR “MATERIAL GIRL” TRADEMARK RIGHTS IN CLOTHING. Before her appearance at the Super Bowl festivities this weekend, singer/songwriter Madonna was locked in a battle over the trademark “Material Girl” with a clothing manufacturer who has been manufacturing clothing under that name for almost 15 years.

New litigation campaign quietly targets tens of thousands of movie downloaders

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Tags: Copyright Litigation Piracy

Make Litigation Timelines in PowerPoint with Free Add-On

Media Law

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. At his suggestion, we asked the parties to provide timelines. They proved extremely helpful in enabling us to visualize what had happened [.]

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

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION: THE ROGER CLEMENS PERJURY TRIAL

Entertainment Litigation Blog

I 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. Once certain that he’d be elected to the baseball hall of fame, Clemens is now on trial for the second time on perjury charges for lying about his supposed use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs).

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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

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

Entertainment Litigation Blog

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. DC Comics, publisher of the original Batman comic strip, filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer and seller of vehicle modification kits that allow a consumer to create his or her own “Batmobile.”

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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Eriq Gardner The curtain raises soon on a case featuring a pair of brothers who wrote a script entitled "The Last Samurai," say their agent pitched it to defendants, and then had their work allegedly stolen. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business Ed Zwick Marshall Herskovitz

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

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A closely watched case concerning blockbuster video games and the relationship between talent and studios comes to an end the day before a scheduled trial. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business

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