Adult Film Industry Loses Appeal Over Los Angeles' Condom Law

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The 9th Circuit decides that making porn actors wear condoms doesn''t run afoul of the First Amendment read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

Digital Media Law

Somewhat like Shimmer, Saturday Night Live ’s mysterious concoction that was both a floor wax and a dessert topping , a production called The Noir Series that runs this weekend in Los Angeles manages to be both a stage play and live Internet TV.

Los Angeles Clippers Sold to Steve Ballmer for $2 Billion

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The sale follows a court decision that Donald Sterling could not block the deal his wife set with Ballmer read more. The Business Culture THR Online THR, Esq. Business Donald Sterling

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS LITIGATION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS ASSERT TRADEMARK RIGHTS AGAINST CLIPPER DARRELL

Entertainment Litigation Blog

With the arrival of new star players Chris Paul and deAndre Jordan, coinciding with the continued rise of mega-star Blake Griffin, the once hapless Los Angeles Clippers have a new identity (“Lob City”) and a rekindled fan base.

Who Is Spreading Rumors About the FX Gurus Who Brought Aliens to Los Angeles?

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On Wednesday, a California appeals court will hear a dispute that could hold ramifications for anonymous speech. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

'NCIS' Creator Sues CBS Over 'Los Angeles' Spinoff

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Matthew Belloni Is CBS' "NCIS: Los Angeles" a spinoff or sequel of "NCIS"? read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times Ask Judge to Keep Sumner Redstone Court Documents Public

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Media outlets also asked the court to modify its protective order and limit the documents it designates as confidential. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Adult Industry Challenges Los Angeles County Measure B

Entertainment Law

My good friends Paul Cambria of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, Louis Sirkin of Santen Hughes and Bob Corn-Revere of Davis Wright Tremaine filed an action today in California Federal court challenging Los Angeles County’s recent mandate requiring performers to wear condoms while shooting adult films in Los Angeles County, a.k.a.

And Starring As Los Angeles.

Media Law Prof Blog

From the New York Times, how other states audition to play California. Tax credits and computer animation help out

Jan 30 Save the Date! T Bone Burnett in Conversation with Jonathan Taplin in Los Angeles on the Value of the Artist — MusicTech.Solutions

Music Technology Policy

T Bone Burnett in Conversation with Jonathan Taplin in Los Angeles on The Value of the Artist — Music Tech Solutions. T Bone Burnett. in conversation Jonathan Taplin on The Value of the Artist, and the Value of Art. Monday, January 30, 2017. Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre. New Roads School. Herb Alpert Educational Village. 3131 Olympic Boulevard. Santa Monica, CA 90404. Reserve seating, click here for ticketing.

Golden Globes Broadcast Trial Gets Underway in Los Angeles

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Tina Daunt The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. alleges Dick Clark Productions improperly negotiated a $150-million contract with NBC to air the Golden Globes through 2018. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business Dick Clark Productions Golden Globes Golden Globes 2012

Equity Proposal to Pay Actors Roils Los Angeles 99-Seat Theatre Producers

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Paying minimum wage is a non-starter say producers, many of whom are Equity members. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Actors Equity Labor Business

Well Known Publicist Killed in Los Angeles

Media Law Prof Blog

The Hollywood Reporter is announcing the death of publicist Ronni Chasen early this morning. She was apparently shot and killed while driving in Beverly Hills. She was returning home from attending a movie premiere. More here from THR, here from

Los Angeles, Time Warner Cable Going to Court Over Franchise Fees (Again)

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The city says the cable giant is making billions but not paying its fair share. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Television Time Warner Cable Business

Healthcare law: Requirement to buy insurance was long a GOP concept - Los Angeles Times

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Healthcare law: Requirement to buy insurance was long a GOP concept - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles' New Adult Film Condom Law Has Holes

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Eriq Gardner Observers question who will be enforcing a new law mandating condom use on L.A.-based based porn sets. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business

Gerard Butler Charged with Criminal Battery in Los Angeles

Law of Hollywood Land

300 ’s Gerard Butler was charged in Los Angeles county courts earlier this week for criminal battery against a photographer. Gerard Butler charged with Criminal Battery.

Los Angeles County Sues Time Warner Cable for Not Paying Bill

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Nearly $700,000 at stake, plus the law that allows California to issue cable franchises. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Television Business

Los Angeles County Sues Time Warner Cable for Not Paying Bill

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Nearly $700,000 at stake, plus the law that allows California to issue cable franchises. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business

Trademark Office Confirms 'Tinseltown' Means More Than a Portion of Los Angeles

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Fashion retailer attempts to glam on to glitzy Hollywood. read more. Movies THR, Esq. Style

Time Warner Cable Sued Over Lakers and Dodgers Channels

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Los Angeles Lakers Television Time Warner Cable Business Los Angeles Dodgers A class-action lawsuit charges that subscribers are being required to pay higher fees without the ability to opt out of the channels. read more. The Business THR, Esq.

Rapper Dolla Murdered in Los Angeles Mall… Suspect Arrested at LAX

Law of Hollywood Land

Dolla, a 21-year old rapper from Atlanta GA, was murdered yesterday afternoon when he was shot in the head while shopping at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles.

Angelyne sues City of Los Angeles for not delivering fan mail

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By Matthew Belloni We must admit we're among the few Angelenos who have never seen almost-famous model-actress Angelyne cruising around Hollywood in her pink Corvette. But we've certainly enjoyed her billboards over the years. Now the 2003 gubernatorial candidate has.

Rodney King, motorist whose beating by Los Angeles police officers sparked deadly US race riots, dead at 47 - U.S. News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Rodney King, motorist whose beating by Los Angeles police officers sparked deadly US race riots, dead at 47 - U.S. News This is a sad foot note on an American tragedy. It is even sadder that today. Father's Day's African Americans are having to march in NYC to protest the clearly unconstitutional practice of the racially motivated stop and frisk policy supported by the City of New York in spite of it's demonstrated ineffectiveness at lowering crime rates.

Is Obama the new 'black'? - Los Angeles Times

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Los Angeles Times : Gregory Rodriguez: Is Obama the new 'black'? Is Obama the new 'black'? - The possible presidential candidacy of the biracial senator has sparked an illuminating debate on race. December 17, 2006 WE KNOW this: Barack Obama is a rising star. He's a powerful speaker and a gifted writer. He is the only African American serving in the U.S. Senate. But is he black?

Is Obama the new 'black'? - Los Angeles Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Los Angeles Times : Gregory Rodriguez: Is Obama the new 'black'? Is Obama the new 'black'? - The possible presidential candidacy of the biracial senator has sparked an illuminating debate on race. December 17, 2006 WE KNOW this: Barack Obama is a rising star. He's a powerful speaker and a gifted writer. He is the only African American serving in the U.S. Senate. But is he black?

Radio Announcer Sues L.A. Lakers, Time Warner Cable for $1 Million

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Los Angeles Lakers Time Warner Cable Business A Spanish-language play-by-play announcer is suing both the NBA team and the cable network for discrimination and harassment. read more. The Business Sports THR Online THR, Esq.

'NCIS' Creator's 'Severe Brain Condition' Becomes Issue in CBS Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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UPDATED: In a dispute over whether "NCIS: Los Angeles" is a spinoff, Donald Bellisario's lawyers slam the network for seeking medical records to "harass and embarrass him." NCIS: Los Angeles THR, Esq.

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CBS Seeks to Use 'NCIS' Creator's 'Severe Brain Condition' as Leverage in Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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In a dispute over whether "NCIS: Los Angeles" is a spinoff, Donald Bellisario's lawyers slam the network for seeking medical records to "harass and embarrass him." NCIS: Los Angeles THR, Esq.

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Lennon Reloaded

DealFatigue

The “One Laptop per Child” Foundation released a television commercial on Christmas Day of John Lennon – almost 30 years after his assassination – pitching viewers to buy laptops for poor children.

Lennon Reloaded

DealFatigue

The “One Laptop per Child” Foundation released a television commercial on Christmas Day of John Lennon – almost 30 years after his assassination – pitching viewers to buy laptops for poor children.

Lennon Reloaded

DealFatigue

The “One Laptop per Child&# Foundation released a television commercial on Christmas Day of John Lennon - almost 30 years after his assassination - pitching viewers to buy laptops for poor children.

Panel Discussion on IP issues in the presidential campaign -- Feb. 19 at 6pm in Los Angeles

Copyrights & Campaigns

Those in the LA area may be interested in attending this panel discussion on IP issues in the 2008 presidential campaign, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Section. (I Los Angeles Parking: Valet Parking only $8 Times: Registration: 6:00 PM Meal/Reception: 6:00 PM Program: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM.

'NCIS' Creator Suffers Another Setback in CBS Lawsuit

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Donald Bellisario is claiming he's owed millions of dollars from 'NCIS: Los Angeles.' Television Television CBS NCIS: Los AngelesBut an L.A. judge has narrowed his case. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Why Steve Ballmer's $2 Billion Deal to Buy the L.A. Clippers Took Only a Week

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The Business Sports Los Angeles Clippers Microsoft THR Online THR, Esq. "The only time in history a deal has been put together faster was when J.P. Morgan took over Bear Stearns on the eve of the financial meltdown," Shelly Sterling''s attorney says. read more.

CBS Wins Dismissal of Key Part of 'NCIS' Spinoff Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni JAG and NCIS creator Donald Bellisario is suing over profits from the spinoff NCIS: Los Angeles. Television Television NCIS NCIS: Los Angelesread more. THR, Esq.

Rodney King, motorist whose beating by Los Angeles police officers -Here is the tape of the savage beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police. Afterwards, a jury, as barbaric as the police, acquitted these brutes carrying badges sparking days of rioting.sparked deadly US race riots, dead at 47 - U.S. News

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Donald Sterling Sued by Alleged Ex-Lover for Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

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The Business Los Angeles Clippers THR Online THR, Esq. Maiko Maya King claims in a lawsuit that she was in a relationship with the Clippers owner from 2005-2011, and was later fired after objecting to a "stream of racially and sexually offensive comments" by Sterling. read more.

Judge Judy's $47 Million Salary Isn't Too Much, Rules Real Judge

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CBS scores a big win as a Los Angeles judge dismisses a talent agency's claim that Judy Sheindlin's compensation was purposely structured to wipe out profits on the syndicated hit.

Disney Headed to Trial Over ‘Turner & Hooch’ Profits

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A Los Angeles judge trims claims, but allows the producer's widow to move forward on fraud. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online