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'Midnight Rider' Producer Claims Insurance Company "Sabotaged" Film
'Midnight Rider' Producer Claims Insurance Company "Sabotaged" Film
Film Allman asserts it was pushed into a settlement with Sarah Jones' family, says that Randall Miller's guilty plea doesn't mean he's guilty, and describes how it attempted to revive the rock & roll film.
"Blurred Lines" Judge Asked to Grant New Trial
"Blurred Lines" Judge Asked to Grant New Trial
Pharrell Williams and the Marvin Gaye family continue their fight in court with new requests.
Hollywood Docket: Oscar Nominee Claims Copyright Infringement, MGM Hit With Intern Lawsuit
Hollywood Docket: Oscar Nominee Claims Copyright Infringement, MGM Hit With Intern Lawsuit
Plus Showtime's fight against piracy of its Mayweather-Pacquiao match and a photographer's claim over photos of N.W.A.
Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million
Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million
The studio is the first to settle the dispute numerous other studios face from similar lawsuits.
Grooveshark to Shut Down
Grooveshark to Shut Down
The music streaming service agrees to settle with the major labels and is "wiping its servers of all the record companies’ music, and surrendering ownership of its website, mobile apps and intellectual property."
Child Actors Win Appeal Claiming Bank of America Illegally Charged Fees
Child Actors Win Appeal Claiming Bank of America Illegally Charged Fees
The court ruled the bank violated the 1938 Coogan Law by deducting monthly service fees and other charges from the performers' accounts.
Planet Hollywood Founder Becomes Latest Target in Hunt for Ken Starr Money
Planet Hollywood Founder Becomes Latest Target in Hunt for Ken Starr Money
A Chapter 7 trustee is also going after Harvey Weinstein, Lorne Michaels and others who are said to owe to a convicted ponzi schemer.
Eva Longoria’s "Philanthropreneurs" Sued by Former Business Partners
Eva Longoria’s "Philanthropreneurs" Sued by Former Business Partners
In the wake of a Hollywood Reporter investigation, an L.A. firm alleges fraud, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation in scuttled Harry Winston deal.
How a Film About Sudanese Genocide Could Impact Filmmakers and Journalists
How a Film About Sudanese Genocide Could Impact Filmmakers and Journalists
'The Good Lie' producers are facing a lawsuit from refugees who shared traumatic personal stories and expected compensation.
Top 12 Entertainment Law Schools Revealed
Top 12 Entertainment Law Schools Revealed
UCLA takes the No. 1 spot again.
Power Lawyers 2015: Hollywood's Top 100 Attorneys Revealed
Power Lawyers 2015: Hollywood's Top 100 Attorneys Revealed
Dry legal wonks? Hardly. Cyberattacks, nude iPhone photos, runaway agents, sex scandals — it's all in a day's work for this year's crop of the industry's most powerful lawyers.
Power Lawyers 2015: How Sony's Andrew Gumpert Kept His Cool During the Biggest Hack in History
Power Lawyers 2015: How Sony's Andrew Gumpert Kept His Cool During the Biggest Hack in History
Gumpert, who is THR's Raising the Bar honoree in conjunction with the publication of the annual Power Lawyers issue, acknowledges it's been a tough six months at the studio but doesn't let it bother him: "If you play a sprint game, you're dead."