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Appeals Court Rules Producer, Not Director, Gets Film Copyright
Appeals Court Rules Producer, Not Director, Gets Film Copyright
The 2nd Circuit examines contributions and ownership in creative works.
Lionsgate Sued for Snarling at "Nobody Puts Your Old 401(K) in the Corner" Advertisement
Lionsgate Sued for Snarling at "Nobody Puts Your Old 401(K) in the Corner" Advertisement
Lionsgate allegedly demanded a seven-figure license from TD America for infringing a line from "Dirty Dancing."
DirecTV Now Seeks $75 Million in Al Jazeera Lawsuit As Carriage Deal Nears End
DirecTV Now Seeks $75 Million in Al Jazeera Lawsuit As Carriage Deal Nears End
Satellite TV giant says it has not benefited from the cable news network's recent deals with other distributors.
Record Giants Win $210M Settlement from SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
Record Giants Win $210M Settlement from SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
A deal announced by the RIAA on Friday provides resolution to one of the key battles in a legally contentious area.
Bill Cosby Fights to Maintain Confidentiality of "Embarrassing" Court Records
Bill Cosby Fights to Maintain Confidentiality of "Embarrassing" Court Records
An obscure rule allows the unsealing of court records after two years, but the comedian's lawyer is opposing the release of materials that "would generate a firestorm of publicity."
Universal Loses Bid to Toss Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen From Writer
Universal Loses Bid to Toss Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen From Writer
A judge finds the allegation that Douglas Jordan-Benel's 'Settler's Day' was infringed to be plausibly supported at this stage.
Sony's Equity Stake in Spotify Challenged in Lawsuit Claiming Artists Are Robbed
Sony's Equity Stake in Spotify Challenged in Lawsuit Claiming Artists Are Robbed
Having equity in Spotify might be smart, but if the money doesn't trickle down from Sony to its profit participants like 'American Idol' singers, is it legal?
'CSI' Co-Creator Ann Donahue Sued Over Breakup With Domestic Partner
'CSI' Co-Creator Ann Donahue Sued Over Breakup With Domestic Partner
Anne McGrail claims she backed off on her own Hollywood career to take care of the couple's children.
Copyright Dispute Over Paparazzi Photos Gathers Heat at Appeals Court
Copyright Dispute Over Paparazzi Photos Gathers Heat at Appeals Court
The MPAA and Kickstarter are among those duking it out at the 9th Circuit over the implications of website content moderators.
Harvey Keitel Sues E*Trade for Dropping Him From Commercials
Harvey Keitel Sues E*Trade for Dropping Him From Commercials
The 'Pulp Fiction' star says the company owes him $1.5 million from a previous contract.
SiriusXM Wins Florida Lawsuit Over Performance of Pre-1972 Music
SiriusXM Wins Florida Lawsuit Over Performance of Pre-1972 Music
The winning streak ends for Flo & Eddie of The Turtles.
Conde Nast, Discovery Sued Over Robert Durst Photos
Conde Nast, Discovery Sued Over Robert Durst Photos
A photographer aims to protect what he captured in 1981 — including an image of Durst, his first wife and Susan Berman together.