Hollywood Studios Win Injunction Against Streamer VidAngel

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

VidAngel gives users the ability to filter language, nudity and violence from films and television shows. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online

'Robocop' Studio Sued After Threatening Security Firm

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The lawsuit comes after MGM subsidiary Orion Pictures sent a letter warning about trademark infringement. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

MGM 38

Trending Sources

Hollywood Studios Rip VidAngel's New Service in Filtering Fight

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"[B]y telling its users that its new service is lawful, VidAngel threatens to confuse consumers regarding the legitimate streaming market," Disney's attorney Kelly Klaus writes. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Hollywood Studios Are Suspicious of VidAngel's New Filtering App

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Warner Bros, Disney and 20th Century Fox raise questions and ask a judge to allow an inspection before blessing it. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

VidAngel Launches New Platform Amid Studio Legal Battle (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Game of Thrones' without nudity? There's an app for that. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

Games 36

Hollywood Studios Sued for Recycling Film Soundtracks Too Much

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A new lawsuit from the American Federation of Musicians counts dozens of examples from "Bridesmaids" to "Argo" where music wasn't totally original. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Movie Studios Pull Injunction Demand in MovieTube Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The MPAA's withdrawal follows intervention from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Yahoo 50

Hollywood Studios Beat Lawsuit Over Non-Captioning of Song Lyrics in Movies and Television

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The putative class action came on behalf of those with hearing disabilities alleging misrepresentations and violations of civil rights. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Hollywood Studios File Suit Against Service Streaming $1 Movies

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Warner, Fox and Disney want an injunction against VidAngel, which sells films for $20 before buying them back for $19. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Hollywood Studios Kill 'Family-Friendly' DVD Service (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Company marketing family-friendly versions of studio films agrees to hand over money to settle lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

DVD 50

Movie Studios Renew Injunction Demand in MovieTube Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

One step back, then two steps forward: The MPAA seeks $10.5 million, domain disabling and an investigation of copyright pirating. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

MPAA 41

How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Without apparent input from indies, the major studios and IATSE agreed to a provision that appears to hike residuals for small-budget producers while leaving majors untouched. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online IATSE Labor

Universal's Insurer Says Studio Ignoring Realities of Warfare in 21st Century

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The production of a USA Network show was suspended due to Hamas rocket fire into Israel, and now comes a clash over the meaning of "war." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online International

Fired Disney Exec Sues Studio

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Daniel Miller Glen Lajeski, a former executive vice president at Walt Disney Studios, alleges his contract was breached when his contract was terminated in June.

Recorded before a studio audience: ELU66

Gordon P. Firemark

The post Recorded before a studio audience: ELU66 originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment.

Maker Studios Lawsuit: Inside the War for YouTube's Top Studio

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Danny Zappin, a failed actor and jailed drug dealer, co-founded Maker with a simple goal: to become the United Artists of the digital era. But as it became L.A.''s

Actor 25

Why Hollywood Studios Care About the NFL's Baltimore Ravens Logo

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The MPAA says that if an artist suing the league is victorious at an appeals court, it could raise problems for movies containing logos, signs, billboards and other copyrighted works. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq. Television Business

MPAA 55

Paramount Pictures Studio Lot Expansion Challenged in Court

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A lawsuit is filed after last month's approval by Los Angeles' city council. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Hollywood Studios Win Landmark Court Victory Blocking Popcorn Time Sites

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A High Court Justice in England makes a decision to cut off access even after finding problems with MPAA member arguments. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

MPAA 39

'Robocop' Studio Claims Security Firm Is Free-Riding on Its Films

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Orion Pictures is using trademark as a weapon against Robocopp LLC. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Tech Business THR Online

MPAA Lines Up With Porn Studio in Steamy Copyright Dispute

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Embedded links and repeat infringers are subject of a battle that's garnered the interest of movie studios, Google and Facebook. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business Facebook Google MPAA

MPAA 38

MPAA Studios Taking on Large-Scale Piracy Ring in New York Court

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A February lawsuit has just been unsealed. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Judge Rejects Antitrust Lawsuit Over Studio Antipoaching Pacts

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Sony, Disney and DreamWorks Animation are able to dismiss a class action lawsuit from visual effects workers who alleged being denied better work opportunities via a conspiracy. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Blue Sky Studios Pays $5.9M to Exit Animators' Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Blue Sky doesn't admit wrongdoing, but writes class members a check in exchange for release from all claims in the lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

'RoboCop' Studio Settles Dispute With Security Firm

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Details of the settlement are scarce, but it appears Orion Pictures and RoboCopp LLC have agreed to put down their legal weapons. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Hollywood Studios Beat Lawsuit Over PG and PG-13 Films Featuring Smoking

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge concludes that ratings are opinions, that misrepresentations haven't been made and that the proposed class action interferes with free speech. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Hollywood Studios: VidAngel Threatens the Legitimate Streaming Market

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Disney, LucasFilm, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. want the court to pause VidAngel's $1 movie rental service. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

German Producer Sues Hollywood Studio Over 'Laughter in the Dark'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Stone Village has already missed one $50,000 payment and another installment is due on Aug. 15, the suit says. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Suit 22

'Star Trek Beyond' Director Pushed Studios to Drop Lawsuit Over Fan Film

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A happy ending is in store for the filmmakers behind 'Axanar.' read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

'Duck Dynasty' Creators Gain Edge in $100 Million Fight With ITV Studios

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A judge finds that Scott and Deirdre Gurney are likely to prevail on their claim that they were terminated without good cause. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Judge 27

$100M Disney Settlement Signals End of Animators' Anti-Poaching Fight

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Movies Movies THR Online Blue Sky Studios DreamWorks Animation Pixar The Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Animation LaborDisney, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Two Pic MC have finally reached a deal with animators and VFX workers. read more. THR, Esq.

'Twilight' Movie Studio Sues Over Twilight.com Website

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) Summit says that the website, first registered in 1994, will lead consumers to believing they reached the official "Twilight" destination. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Tech Robert Pattinson Taylor Lautner Twilight

Hollywood Studios Defend Freedom to Have Smoking in Movies Rated Suitable for Children

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In response to a class-action lawsuit, MPAA members raise the First Amendment flag and warn of forced R ratings for movies with soda and fatty foods. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Culture Business THR Online

MPAA 35

Hollywood Docket: VidAngel Claims Hollywood Studios Want to "Kill Filtering"

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Plus, Fox Sports analyst Chris Spielman is suing Ohio State University and IMG College over the unauthorized use of his image. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Fox 13

Hollywood Studios Say No Law Requires Captioning of All Song Lyrics in Movies

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Disney, Warner Bros and others are facing a civil rights lawsuit from those with hearing disabilities. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Relativity Bankruptcy Judge Rejects Biggest Objection to Studio Sale

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Bankruptcy Court Judge Michael Wiles rejected Manchester Securities' arguments of its rights under Relativity's operating agreement, clearing a major hurdle in the sale of the studio.

Film Studios in Talks With Musicians Guild to Settle Dispute Over Unoriginal Scores

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The parties are also said to be looking at how to avoid future lawsuits. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online Labor

Relativity Bankruptcy: Financier Seeks to Sell 'Masterminds,' 'Kidnap' to Other Film Studios

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

RKA Film Financing asks for the right to enter Relativity's premises and take possession of films used as collateral to secure a P&A loan. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online Halle Berry Kristen Wiig Relativity Media Ryan Kavanaugh Masterminds

'Godzilla' Producers Fire Back at Studio Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davidson claim they are being booted from the monster movie by Legendary Pictures. read more. Movies THR, Esq

Julie Taymor's New Film Sparks Fraud Lawsuit Against Ealing Studios Head

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Ben Latham-Jones is sued over what he promised for "A Midsummer Night's Dream." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online