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Hollywood Docket: Jay Z Beats Logo Suit; Comcast Escapes Daily Fantasy Sports Litigation
Hollywood Docket: Jay Z Beats Logo Suit; Comcast Escapes Daily Fantasy Sports Litigation
A roundup of entertainment law news, including the alleged rights-holder of Zorro being sued for infringing a Zorro work.
Appeals Court Upholds Verdict Against Vivendi for Misleading Shareholders
Appeals Court Upholds Verdict Against Vivendi for Misleading Shareholders
The case began in 2003 and dealt with statements about the conglomerate's liquidity after a $77 billion buying spree.
New California IMDb Age Law Probably Unconstitutional, Experts Say
New California IMDb Age Law Probably Unconstitutional, Experts Say
Scholars and practitioners alike come down hard on the new law, with only one of seven lawyers suggesting the enactment would survive a challenge.
Major Record Labels Sue Over Ripping Audio Tracks from YouTube Videos
Major Record Labels Sue Over Ripping Audio Tracks from YouTube Videos
The target is a German company that is the "chief offender" of stream ripping, but the lawsuit also demands an order against third parties.
TMZ Beats Jared Leto's Lawsuit Over Taylor Swift Curse Video
TMZ Beats Jared Leto's Lawsuit Over Taylor Swift Curse Video
A judge concludes the actor never owned the video. The videographer did and transferred rights to the gossip site.
Yahoo Facing Gross Negligence Lawsuit Following Hack of 500M Users
Yahoo Facing Gross Negligence Lawsuit Following Hack of 500M Users
Yahoo declined to comment on the suit.
'Sunday Ticket' Customers Say NFL Illegally Restrains Broadcasts of Out-of-Market Games
'Sunday Ticket' Customers Say NFL Illegally Restrains Broadcasts of Out-of-Market Games
The professional league's motion to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit spurs clarification of what's at stake.
Rolling Stone Headed to Trial Over Campus Rape Story
Rolling Stone Headed to Trial Over Campus Rape Story
The court has found that UVA dean Nicole Eramo is a limited-purpose public figure and will face a higher bar in proving the story defamed her.
LMNO Defends Keeping Commissioned Reality Show From Discovery
LMNO Defends Keeping Commissioned Reality Show From Discovery
Discovery wants a judge to order a handover of second-season footage of '7 Little Johnstons.'
Ailes Media Litigator Charles Harder on His Improbable Rise With Clients Melania Trump and Hulk Hogan
Ailes Media Litigator Charles Harder on His Improbable Rise With Clients Melania Trump and Hulk Hogan
Arguably the highest-profile media lawyer in America, Harder opens up as Donald Trump threatens the New York Times for "irresponsible intent" and states: "I'm anything but the enemy of a free press."
Angelina Jolie Attorney Laura Wasser Talked Prenups and Hollywood Divorce Trends in April Interview
Angelina Jolie Attorney Laura Wasser Talked Prenups and Hollywood Divorce Trends in April Interview
Before taking on the celebrity split of the decade, Wasser spoke to THR about how to keep high-profile splits as private and positive as possible.
'The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey': Could Her Family Face Charges? (Q&A)
'The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey': Could Her Family Face Charges? (Q&A)
The legal expert consulted for the special tells THR how Colorado laws impact the case.