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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Stan Lee Media Can't Revive Billion-Dollar Lawsuit Against Disney

Stan Lee Media Can't Revive Billion-Dollar Lawsuit Against Disney

Is it all over Stan Lee Media?

While the company abandoned by comic book genius Stan Lee has proven that decision after decision won't deter it from attempts to vindicate rights to iconic superheroes like Fantastic Four, X-Men and Spider-Man, Tuesday's ruling against SLM from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals feels like the final nail in the coffin barring any unexpected intervention from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Sony Hack: Will Shareholders Sue?

Sony Hack: Will Shareholders Sue?

Six class action lawsuits were filed against Sony Pictures Entertainment last week on behalf of employees and former employees whose personal data was breached by hackers linked by the U.S. government to North Korea, but they’re not the only ones potentially aggrieved.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

YouTube Star Claims The Collective Withheld Money From 'Annoying Orange' Show (Exclusive)

YouTube Star Claims The Collective Withheld Money From 'Annoying Orange' Show (Exclusive)

It's no secret that YouTube stars have gotten so successful, they are being courted by Hollywood managers, agents and producers. With burgeoning popularity comes business headaches, like that of One Management's digital distribution division, which allegedly has hit such hard times that it has refused to turn over revenue.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Octavia Spencer Wins Lawsuit Over Weight-Loss Endorsement Deal

Octavia Spencer Wins Lawsuit Over Weight-Loss Endorsement Deal

Christmas came early for Octavia Spencer and her attorneys. In a hearing Tuesday, the actress' case claiming she was wrongfully terminated from an endorsement deal for weight-loss products and was never fully paid ended with a judgment in her favor.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Threatens New York Daily News Over "Defamatory" Rape Story

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Threatens New York Daily News Over "Defamatory" Rape Story

Bill Cosby’s attorney is fighting the New York Daily News over its story in which an ex-girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr. claims the comedian raped her.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

ICM Partners Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns (Exclusive)

ICM Partners Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns (Exclusive)

The wave of lawsuits claiming labor violations over unpaid internship programs has hit a new phase, with several organizations hoping to move forward by resolving class actions. The latest settlement comes between ICM Partners and the talent agency's former interns. On Tuesday, in New York federal court, the parties announced they had reached the key terms of a deal.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Michael Keaton Beats Producers' Lawsuit Over His Directorial Debut (Exclusive)

Michael Keaton Beats Producers' Lawsuit Over His Directorial Debut (Exclusive)

This just might be Michael Keaton's year, one in which artistic inspection leads to serendipity.

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DEC
23
4 DAYS

Sony Threatens to Sue Twitter Over Spread of Hack-Related Tweets

Sony Threatens to Sue Twitter Over Spread of Hack-Related Tweets

Sony has threatened Twitter with legal action if the company does not stop the dissemination of hacked material over its social network, Motherboard reports.   

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DEC
22
5 DAYS

Pharrell Williams' Lawyer to YouTube: Remove Our Songs or Face $1 Billion Lawsuit

Pharrell Williams' Lawyer to YouTube: Remove Our Songs or Face $1 Billion Lawsuit

There are songs, and then there are dances. Here's a song-and-dance routine that according to one of the lawyers involved, could amount to a billion-dollar lawsuit against YouTube.

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DEC
22
5 DAYS

'Citizenfour' Producers Sued Over Edward Snowden Leaks (Exclusive)

'Citizenfour' Producers Sued Over Edward Snowden Leaks (Exclusive)

The U.S. government still wants to get its hands on Edward Snowden, the former CIA officer who has detailed the extent to which the NSA spies on citizens. Here's a timely question: Would the federal government ever do anything about Citizenfour, the Oscar-contending documentary that features Snowden?

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DEC
19
1 week

Sony Hit With Fourth and Fifth Class-Action Lawsuits Over Stolen Data (Exclusive)

Sony Hit With Fourth and Fifth Class-Action Lawsuits Over Stolen Data (Exclusive)

Four days, four class-action lawsuits.

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DEC
19
1 week

More Sony Hack Fallout: Google Fights Mississippi and the MPAA

More Sony Hack Fallout: Google Fights Mississippi and the MPAA

On Friday, Google filed papers in Mississippi federal court demanding that Jim Hood, the state attorney general, be restrained from an investigation that targets how the web giant facilitates the distribution of infringing content and goods.

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DEC
18
1 week

FCC Refuses to Strip Redskins Owner's Broadcast License Over Team Nickname

FCC Refuses to Strip Redskins Owner's Broadcast License Over Team Nickname

The Washington Redskins are having a losing season in National Football League play but on Thursday the team and its owner, Daniel Snyder, won a victory from the Federal Communications Commission against those who claim the nickname of the team is offensive, indecent and profane, and that Snyder is not fit to hold a broadcast license.

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DEC
18
1 week

Google Seizes on Sony Hacked Docs to Attack MPAA Conspiracy

Google Seizes on Sony Hacked Docs to Attack MPAA Conspiracy

Google says it is "deeply concerned" about reports that the Motion Picture Association of America and six studios led a secret campaign to attack the search giant in its fight against online piracy. 

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