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In "Slants" Case, Appeals Court Will Reconsider Opinion on "Disparaging" Trademarks
In "Slants" Case, Appeals Court Will Reconsider Opinion on "Disparaging" Trademarks
The Federal Circuit chooses to wipe out an opinion issued last week regarding an Asian-American band.
Musicians Guild Sues Warner Bros, MGM, Paramount Over Film Scores
Musicians Guild Sues Warner Bros, MGM, Paramount Over Film Scores
AFM says the score for "Interstellar" was out of its world — but not in a good way.
Backing Down to Disney, Theater Agrees to Draw Curtain on Musical Featuring 'Spider-Man'
Backing Down to Disney, Theater Agrees to Draw Curtain on Musical Featuring 'Spider-Man'
Disney gets a settlement in a lawsuit that took an unexpected turn.
Damon Dash Strikes Back at Ex-Wife Rachel Roy With $2.5 Million Claims
Damon Dash Strikes Back at Ex-Wife Rachel Roy With $2.5 Million Claims
Fashion designer Roy is accused of mishandling a business the two started together.
ESPN Beats Pro Wrestler in Dispute Over Rebroadcast of Old Matches
ESPN Beats Pro Wrestler in Dispute Over Rebroadcast of Old Matches
An appellate ruling could be a good sign for broadcasters as they fight in court with college athletes.
Media Groups Stand Up for Justin Bieber Chaser With Nod to Ferguson
Media Groups Stand Up for Justin Bieber Chaser With Nod to Ferguson
An appeals court is warned that a California law could be used as a "tool" by police to harass journalists.
Judge Approves 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1 Billion
Judge Approves 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1 Billion
The settlement approved Wednesday by a federal judge in Philadelphia would pay retired players about $190,000 on average.
Katy Perry's "Left Shark" Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner
Katy Perry's "Left Shark" Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner
She has better luck with the phrase "Left Shark."
Antitrust Lawsuit Accuses AMC Entertainment of Hurting Hispanic Community via Studio Pacts
Antitrust Lawsuit Accuses AMC Entertainment of Hurting Hispanic Community via Studio Pacts
A Houston exhibitor alleges it went out of business when the much larger AMC threatened Warners, Sony, Paramount, Lionsgate, Disney and Universal.
As Washington Redskins Fight Over Controversial Name, Appeals Court Rules Against The Slants
As Washington Redskins Fight Over Controversial Name, Appeals Court Rules Against The Slants
On the other hand, the appeals court judge questions the government's justification for refusing "disparaging" trademarks.
Oprah Winfrey Network Claims Florida Man Perpetrated Impersonation Scheme
Oprah Winfrey Network Claims Florida Man Perpetrated Impersonation Scheme
A new lawsuit alleges Justin Jackson posed as Winfrey's nephew, an OWN employee, a Barack Obama aide and Madonna's manager.
Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit
Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit
The judge rejects Disney's efforts to show that John Lasseter and the other creators of the 'Frozen' trailer lacked access to Wilson's work. The lawsuit could go to trial in October.