THR, Esq.
Johnny Depp Files $25M+ Fraud Lawsuit Against Business Managers
Johnny Depp Files $25M+ Fraud Lawsuit Against Business Managers
Depp fired The Management Group in 2016 and his new business manager discovered serious misconduct, according to the suit.
Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams Accused of Copying "Spark the Fire" Chorus
Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams Accused of Copying "Spark the Fire" Chorus
Among other things, the court will consider whether pronouncing "fire" as "fi-ya" is protectable by a copyright.
Tom Wheeler Hints at Coming Legal Efforts to Save Net Neutrality
Tom Wheeler Hints at Coming Legal Efforts to Save Net Neutrality
The outgoing FCC chairman doesn't think his legacy will be overturned easily.
Hollywood Docket: CBS Sued for Defamation; Ed Sheeran Can't Dodge 'Photograph' Suit
Hollywood Docket: CBS Sued for Defamation; Ed Sheeran Can't Dodge 'Photograph' Suit
A roundup of entertainment law news, including two hushed holiday settlements.
Ryan Kavanaugh Hit With Fraud Suit From Ex-Relativity Co-President
Ryan Kavanaugh Hit With Fraud Suit From Ex-Relativity Co-President
Adam Fields claims he was defrauded into taking the job.
Judge Rules 'Krusty Krab' Restaurant Violates Viacom's 'SpongeBob' Rights
Judge Rules 'Krusty Krab' Restaurant Violates Viacom's 'SpongeBob' Rights
According to opinion, consumers would likely be confused that the defendant's joint is officially licensed like the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Hollywood Litigator Larry Stein Adds Mediator to His Résumé
Hollywood Litigator Larry Stein Adds Mediator to His Résumé
"There’s a tremendous need for conflict resolution in society, now in particular," says Stein.
Movie Mogul Ted Field Set to Stand Trial for Fraud
Movie Mogul Ted Field Set to Stand Trial for Fraud
The dispute focuses on loan money for a remake of 'Kickboxer' and representations made by Field.
'Duck Dynasty' Creators Sue ITV for $100M, Claim Extortion
'Duck Dynasty' Creators Sue ITV for $100M, Claim Extortion
"My clients will not be intimidated by [ITV's] outrageous, strong-arm tactics to acquire my clients' interest in Gurney Productions at a massively discounted price," says attorney Michael Weinsten.
Donald Trump Beats Libel Lawsuit Over Tweets Directed at Political Strategist
Donald Trump Beats Libel Lawsuit Over Tweets Directed at Political Strategist
The judge concludes Trump's tweets were "opinion" and acknowledges that to some, truth has been lost in a social media era where bullying reigns.
SAG-AFTRA Wants to Become a Defendant in Lawsuit Over Actors' Ages on IMDb
SAG-AFTRA Wants to Become a Defendant in Lawsuit Over Actors' Ages on IMDb
The guild asks to intervene and raises concern about California's defense of a new law in the face of the tech industry's might.
Roc Nation, Tidal Challenge the Authority of the Administrator of Prince's Estate
Roc Nation, Tidal Challenge the Authority of the Administrator of Prince's Estate
The Jay Z-affiliated companies file court papers in response to a copyright lawsuit.