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Hollywood Docket: Ray Charles' Children See Song Rights Win Overturned by Appeals Court
Hollywood Docket: Ray Charles' Children See Song Rights Win Overturned by Appeals Court
Plus an 'Orange is the New Black' actress claiming her former producing partner stole her idea.
Relativity Bankruptcy: Who's Getting Paid and Who's Getting Screwed
Relativity Bankruptcy: Who's Getting Paid and Who's Getting Screwed
The company owes money to employees, vendors, Bradley Cooper, Brett Ratner and even a game show winner. What's the pecking order?
Relativity Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Relativity Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
The studio is now up for sale.
MPAA Testing the Limits of Pirate Site Blocking in MovieTube Lawsuit
MPAA Testing the Limits of Pirate Site Blocking in MovieTube Lawsuit
On Wednesday, studio giants argued for an interpretation of copyright law that runs counter to legal advice the MPAA received.
James Woods Sues Twitter User for $10 Million Over "Cocaine Addict" Accusation
James Woods Sues Twitter User for $10 Million Over "Cocaine Addict" Accusation
The actor filed a defamation lawsuit against an individual who replied to Woods' tweets about Barack Obama and Caitlyn Jenner.
'Happy Birthday' Ownership Judgment Will Wait on "Smoking Gun" Evidence
'Happy Birthday' Ownership Judgment Will Wait on "Smoking Gun" Evidence
A hearing Wednesday on whether one of the world's most popular songs belongs in the public domain ended without a decision.
Hulk Hogan Blames Gawker for N-Word Leak, Calls for Investigation
Hulk Hogan Blames Gawker for N-Word Leak, Calls for Investigation
Gawker "had very few options remaining to save their way of life," asserts Hogan in an emergency motion to conduct an investigation.
Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
A new lawsuit comes after Nu Image almost went to trial earlier this year, bringing several other big name indie producers in tow.
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Plus a dealmaker returning to Greenberg Glusker and a labor attorney joining Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
The attorney for Andrea Constand tells the judge that confidentiality is "unenforceable" and bemoans double standards.
"Happy Birthday" Lawsuit: "Smoking Gun" Emerges in Bid to Free World's Most Popular Song
"Happy Birthday" Lawsuit: "Smoking Gun" Emerges in Bid to Free World's Most Popular Song
Attorneys for suing filmmakers uncover a blurry version of an 88-year-old book in the files of Warner/Chappell. That leads to another serendipitous discovery.
Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue.