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Kickstarter Wins Legal Battle to Protect Crowdfunding from Patent Threats
Kickstarter Wins Legal Battle to Protect Crowdfunding from Patent Threats
A judge rules that patronage is an abstract concept of ancient lineage — even in the computer age.
Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape Case Against Gawker Has a Lot of Secrets
Hulk Hogan's Sex Tape Case Against Gawker Has a Lot of Secrets
It's not just the sex tape. It's also ██, ███ and █████.
Appeals Court Rules Producer, Not Director, Gets Film Copyright
Appeals Court Rules Producer, Not Director, Gets Film Copyright
The 2nd Circuit examines contributions and ownership in creative works.
Lionsgate Sued for Snarling at "Nobody Puts Your Old 401(K) in the Corner" Advertisement
Lionsgate Sued for Snarling at "Nobody Puts Your Old 401(K) in the Corner" Advertisement
Lionsgate allegedly demanded a seven-figure license from TD America for infringing a line from "Dirty Dancing."
Record Giants Win $210M Settlement from SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
Record Giants Win $210M Settlement from SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
A deal announced by the RIAA on Friday provides resolution to one of the key battles in a legally contentious area.
Hollywood's Settlements: Disney's 'Frozen'; Terry Gilliam's 'Zero Theorem'; 'Three's Company' Parody
Hollywood's Settlements: Disney's 'Frozen'; Terry Gilliam's 'Zero Theorem'; 'Three's Company' Parody
Three copyright lawsuits get some resolution.
Bill Cosby Fights to Maintain Confidentiality of "Embarrassing" Court Records
Bill Cosby Fights to Maintain Confidentiality of "Embarrassing" Court Records
An obscure rule allows the unsealing of court records after two years, but the comedian's lawyer is opposing the release of materials that "would generate a firestorm of publicity."
Universal Loses Bid to Toss Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen From Writer
Universal Loses Bid to Toss Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen From Writer
A judge finds the allegation that Douglas Jordan-Benel's 'Settler's Day' was infringed to be plausibly supported at this stage.
'CSI' Co-Creator Ann Donahue Sued Over Breakup With Domestic Partner
'CSI' Co-Creator Ann Donahue Sued Over Breakup With Domestic Partner
Anne McGrail claims she backed off on her own Hollywood career to take care of the couple's children.
Academy Gets Ready for a $30 Million Oscars Cybersquatting Trial
Academy Gets Ready for a $30 Million Oscars Cybersquatting Trial
A five-year-old lawsuit against GoDaddy will go before a judge who will hear all about the history and value of the Academy Awards.
Copyright Dispute Over Paparazzi Photos Gathers Heat at Appeals Court
Copyright Dispute Over Paparazzi Photos Gathers Heat at Appeals Court
The MPAA and Kickstarter are among those duking it out at the 9th Circuit over the implications of website content moderators.
Harvey Keitel Sues E*Trade for Dropping Him From Commercials
Harvey Keitel Sues E*Trade for Dropping Him From Commercials
The 'Pulp Fiction' star says the company owes him $1.5 million from a previous contract.