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'Monkey Selfie' Appellate Ruling Finds Animals Can't File Copyright Suits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"We conclude that this monkey — and all animals, since they are not human — lacks statutory standing under the Copyright Act." read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

CBS Can't Dodge $750M Defamation Suit From JonBenet Ramsey's Brother

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Burke Ramsey says his reputation has been ruined after a CBS show's experts concluded he killed his sister. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Time Warner Facing Class Action Discrimination Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In addition to "glass ceilings" for advancement, the complaint also says there are "glass walls" that segregate the company into divisions in which black leadership is acceptable and divisions in which it is not. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online CNN

Wells Fargo Hit With Film-Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The fraud resulted from "systemic defects" in how the bank treats employees, according to the suit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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Will.i.am, Justin Timberlake Move to Dismiss "Damn Girl" Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The hit song was released in 2006, but the suit wasn't filed until a decade later. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Justin Timberlake Will.i.am

Chuck Norris Hits CBS, Sony With $30M Suit Over 'Walker, Texas Ranger' Profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor says he hasn't been paid a penny of the show's SVOD revenue. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Chuck Norris

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Harry Shearer Files $125M 'Spinal Tap' Fraud Suit, Copyright Termination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

For a Hollywood accounting case, this one is an 11. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

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Steven Mnuchin Escapes Film Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Mnuchin's personal friendship with [Ryan] Kavanaugh is insufficient to establish awareness or liability," writes justice Charles Ramos. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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Viacom Must Face Ex-BET Exec's Defamation and Discrimination Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Zola Mashariki has convinced the court, for now, that the BET parent company acted as her employer. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online BET Viacom

Wave of Illinois Biometric Privacy Suits Continues Unabated

New Media and Technology Law

After noting the flood of Illinois biometric privacy suits in September , it appears that the flow of such suits remains robust. In recent years, biometric privacy suits initially involved social media services and video game makers, but have increasingly been asserted against businesses that collect biometric data to authenticate customers or employees, especially Illinois-based employers that use biometric timekeeping devices to verify employees when clocking in and out. .

Ryan Kavanaugh Beats $110M Film Finance Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Although this is RKA's third version of the complaint, not once has RKA listed the name of a single person to whom Defendants' alleged misrepresentations were made," writes the judge. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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How Shareholder Lawsuits Against Spotify May Have Just Gotten Easier

Music Technology Policy

Shareholder derivative suits. Unless they are sued by their stockholders in what is called a shareholder derivative suit. Shareholder derivative suits are in a very broad sense kind of like class actions, something Spotify is very familiar with. The Maginot Line.

'Empire' Beats "Gangsta Pimp's" $10M Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Pimpin' ain't easy, and neither is winning a copyright lawsuit against a major network. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Empire

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Flo and Eddie NY Suit on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Ordered Dismissed By Court of Appeals – No Issues with Copies Made in the Transmission Process

Broadcast Law Blog

Intellectual Property Internet Radio Music Rights On Line Media cablevision cartoon network case flo & eddie suit against sirius XM pre-1972 sound recordingThis week, the US Court of Appeals essentially ended Flo and Eddie’s New York case against Sirius XM where it tried to establish a public performance royalty in pre-1972 sound recordings.

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Kevin Costner Suit Seeks $3.85M for Film Festival 'Fraud'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor-producer is suing Kylin Pictures for using his name to sell 'Shanghai Sojourners' at the Shanghai International Film Festival and then removing him from the project and not paying him. read more. THR, Esq.

Donald Trump Claims U.S. Constitution Bars 'Apprentice' Star's Defamation Suit While in Office

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The president believes the Supremacy Clause bars state lawsuits against a sitting president and looks to tackle an issue "not decided" by the Supreme Court in Bill Clinton v. Paula Jones. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

The Weinstein Co. Hit With Class Action Suit From Six Women

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"If money is the language they speak, then so be it," say the women. Let them learn the hard way: wallet first." read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Harvey Weinstein The Weinstein Company

Stormy Daniels' "Hush Agreement" Suit Paused to Preserve Trump Lawyer's Fifth Amendment Rights

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The legal battle between the porn star and the president's lawyer is on hold until July. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Politics THR Online Donald Trump

U.S. Government Claims Immunity in Suit Over Taxpayer's Info Revealed on Howard Stern Show

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Under the Trump Administration, the Justice Department says government can't be sued for tax collection activities, including "communications to third parties regarding a person or a group of persons' tax liability." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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'Kong, the Origin' Film at Center of Fraud Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The film at issue is a sci-fi adaptation of Chinese literary classic 'Journey to the West,' which tells the story of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Geffen Playhouse Hit With Age Discrimination Suit from Ex-Artistic Director

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Randall Arney says the theater fired him because of his age and/or Bell's Palsy diagnosis and lied about the circumstances of his exit. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Culture 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

Steubenville SLAPP suit dismissed

The Legal Satyricon

The Steubenville SLAPP suit has been dismissed. Although I was on the case, I really only played a minor supporting role. The real work in the case was done by Thomas Haren and Jeffrey Nye. Filed under: misc.

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Steubenville SLAPP suit dismissed

The Legal Satyricon

The Steubenville SLAPP suit has been dismissed. Although I was on the case, I really only played a minor supporting role. The real work in the case was done by Thomas Haren and Jeffrey Nye. Filed under: misc.

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Asked & Answered: Mechanics of copyright infringement suit.

Gordon P. Firemark

Q: What are the mechanics of a copyright infringement law suit? lawyer file suit? What effect could the suit have on a company set to produce the disputed work? Generally, an aggreived party (Plaintiff) can file suit for copyright infringement against a U.S. How does it all work? As an example, let us say a non-U.S. based writer believes his work has been infringed by a person or entity in the U.S. Could a non-U.S.

Manuela Herzer Fights Discovery in Sumner Redstone Elder Abuse Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Herzer's attorneys say she shouldn't have to respond to discovery requests until Redstone sits for a deposition. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online Sumner Redstone

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Eros Beats Investor Suit Over Statements About Streaming Platform

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The company touted 30 million users for Eros Now. The judge rules it was never said they were "meaningful" users. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Ryan Kavanaugh Hit With Fraud Suit From Hedge Fund Investor

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Carey Metz says Kavanaugh lied about Relativity's financial condition to land a loan. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Regal Settles Monopoly Suit Led by Mark Cuban's Landmark Theatres

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

According to the plaintiff, the theatrical giant has agreed to back down from clearances in the nation's capital. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

DirecTV Can't Escape Gov't Suit to Block Merger Between AT&T, Time Warner

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The co-defendant argued that the Justice Department presented no evidence meriting its inclusion as a party in the case. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Music Business THR Online

Disney Accused of Pillaging 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Concepts in New Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The writers claim they created the first "funny" pirate and Disney copied the character for Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

James Woods Cheers Dropped Appeal from Dead Defendant in $10M Defamation Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor tweeted that he hoped the man died "screaming my name." read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Culture Tech THR Online

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Harry Shearer Files $125 Million 'Spinal Tap' Fraud Suit, Copyright Termination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

For a Hollywood Accounting case, this one is an 11. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Johnny Depp Allowed "Whistleblower" in Business Manager Suit Despite "Perjury" Challenge

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

TMG says the "whistleblower" is merely a disgruntled ex-employee who perjured herself. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Real 'Glee' Show Choir Director Beats Song Stealing Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The real-life New Directions' leader is singing a happy tune following a Thursday decision. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Glee

The Beatles Move to Dismiss Copyright Suit Over Footage of Famous Concert

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The heirs of concert promoter Sid Bernstein assert ownership over master tapes from The Beatles' 1965 performance at Shea Stadium. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online

Justin Timberlake, Will.i.am Facing Copyright Suit Over "Damn Girl"

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The heir of a Grammy-winning disco artist claims Timberlake's hit "Damn Girl" copied its hook, rhythm, harmony and melody from a 1969 song. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Justin Timberlake Will.i.am

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Ed Sheeran's Lawyers Object to Sprawling Nature of 'Photograph' Copyright Suit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A federal judge is asked to reject a complaint with "breathtakingly long paragraphs." read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

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The Weinstein Co. Files $10M Suit Over 'His House'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

TWC is suing the U.K.-based based producer Starchild Pictures for breaching a distribution agreement. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online