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Appeals Court Reviews Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen
Appeals Court Reviews Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen
Douglas Jordan-Benel scored a victory for those alleging idea theft, but can Universal reverse it?
Rolling Stone Asks Judge to Toss Jury's Defamation Verdict
Rolling Stone Asks Judge to Toss Jury's Defamation Verdict
"In the end, the jury verdict acts as a million-dollar penalty against a publisher that sought to promptly put readers on notice of serious concerns with an article and, as such, violates basic public policy."
Bill Cosby Accusers Request Pause on Defamation Lawsuit
Bill Cosby Accusers Request Pause on Defamation Lawsuit
The entertainer is allegedly misuing his role as defendant in a civil lawsuit to benefit his defense in a criminal matter.
A&E Networks Accused in $33 Million Lawsuit of Pushing Out 'Killer Kids' Producer
A&E Networks Accused in $33 Million Lawsuit of Pushing Out 'Killer Kids' Producer
To secure rights to the show, the defendant allegedly misrepresented the contract and threw up roadblocks over credits.
Warner Bros. Makes Another Move to Disarm 'War Dogs' Lawsuit
Warner Bros. Makes Another Move to Disarm 'War Dogs' Lawsuit
"Further amendment would be futile," the studio argues.
CBS Sues YouTuber for Posting Episodes of 'The Andy Griffith Show'
CBS Sues YouTuber for Posting Episodes of 'The Andy Griffith Show'
Sixteen episodes of the series were posted online without permission, according to the suit.
Duran Duran Loses Case, Brought in Britain, Over American Copyrights
Duran Duran Loses Case, Brought in Britain, Over American Copyrights
Judge Richard Arnold found, "not without hesitation," that "any termination notices filed by the band were voided by these provisions in their contract."
Hollywood Docket: Radar Online Beats Suit from 'American Idol' Alum on Appeal
Hollywood Docket: Radar Online Beats Suit from 'American Idol' Alum on Appeal
Plus, Viacom beats a lawsuit over 'Love & Hip Hop' and sanctions are threatened in a suit over Bob Marley hits.
'Power Rangers' Co-Creator Sues WonderFish Partner for Fraud
'Power Rangers' Co-Creator Sues WonderFish Partner for Fraud
The suit calls Michael Pellegrino "a silver tongued Svengali."
Katie Couric Moves to Dismiss $13 Million Defamation Lawsuit Over 'Under the Gun'
Katie Couric Moves to Dismiss $13 Million Defamation Lawsuit Over 'Under the Gun'
A pro-gun group contends that Couric’s question didn’t leave them speechless — but her attorneys argue that can't rise to defamation.
Gawker Agrees to Supplement Story About DailyMail.com in Settlement With Mail Online
Gawker Agrees to Supplement Story About DailyMail.com in Settlement With Mail Online
The deal will resolve a $1 million libel lawsuit brought over a story that accused the U.K. publication of trafficking in the theft of copyrighted material.
Jury Finds 'Jersey Boys' Creators Liable for Copyright Infringment
Jury Finds 'Jersey Boys' Creators Liable for Copyright Infringment
The amount of damages, if any, to be awarded has not yet been determined.