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Photographer Blasts PETA's Appeal in "Monkey Selfie" Lawsuit
Photographer Blasts PETA's Appeal in "Monkey Selfie" Lawsuit
The attorney for David Slater says the copyright fight over the infamous "monkey selfie" is poised to earn back-to-back titles as the year's most ridiculous lawsuit.
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Author Sued Over "Appropriated" Novel
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Author Sued Over "Appropriated" Novel
Hatchette Book Group claims Seth Grahame-Smith's submitted novel is nothing more than an appropriation of a 120-year-old public-domain story.
Comcast Beats Spanish-Language Broadcaster's Discrimination Complaint
Comcast Beats Spanish-Language Broadcaster's Discrimination Complaint
The FCC says that Liberman Broadcasting, owner of Estrella TV, isn't a “video programming vendor” and thus can't make its case.
Philippe Dauman Settlement to Get Judge's Approval
Philippe Dauman Settlement to Get Judge's Approval
Redstone's attorney tells the judge he's convinced the 93-year-old mogul to meet with his granddaughter.
Weinstein Co. Fighting Director's $4.8M Fraud Lawsuit Over 'One Chance'
Weinstein Co. Fighting Director's $4.8M Fraud Lawsuit Over 'One Chance'
David Frankel claims the distributor agreed to release the film on at least 800 screens but instead buried it.
Feds Must Respond to Lawsuit Claiming IRS "Peeping Toms" Raided Health Records
Feds Must Respond to Lawsuit Claiming IRS "Peeping Toms" Raided Health Records
The plaintiff in the case alleges that tax agents have intimate information on "leading and politically controversial members of the Screen Actors Guild and the Directors Guild."
Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Drama Continues With Disagreement Over Donation to Charity
Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Drama Continues With Disagreement Over Donation to Charity
Heard says her ex is trying to cut his financial liability in half by cashing in on tax deductions.
Hollywood Docket: Chris Brown's Assault Lawsuit; 'Cops' Film Backed by Lawyer
Hollywood Docket: Chris Brown's Assault Lawsuit; 'Cops' Film Backed by Lawyer
A roundup of entertainment law news, including Rolling Stone's bid to deem UVA dean Nicole Eramo a public figure.
'Friday the 13th' Rights at Stake in Lawsuit Over Horror Classic
'Friday the 13th' Rights at Stake in Lawsuit Over Horror Classic
Screenwriter Victor Miller aims to terminate a copyright grant, but a successor of the film's producer asserts the screenplay was a work-made-for-hire.
Viacom Top Lawyer's Fate Highly Uncertain After Months of Corporate Infighting
Viacom Top Lawyer's Fate Highly Uncertain After Months of Corporate Infighting
One of the industry's most influential lawyers had his loyalties tested in the bitter struggle between Philippe Dauman and Shari and Sumner Redstone.
Hans Zimmer Scores Win in '12 Years a Slave' Copyright Lawsuit
Hans Zimmer Scores Win in '12 Years a Slave' Copyright Lawsuit
The legendary composer was accused of copying commercial library music for 'Solomon.'
Regal Settles Monopoly Suit Led by Mark Cuban's Landmark Theatres
Regal Settles Monopoly Suit Led by Mark Cuban's Landmark Theatres
According to the plaintiff, the theatrical giant has agreed to back down from clearances in the nation's capital.