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Nina Simone's Heirs Allege Sony Music Operates a Piracy Ring
Nina Simone's Heirs Allege Sony Music Operates a Piracy Ring
Eighty albums of recorded Nina Simone performances are said in new court papers to have been put on iTunes and other digital venues without authorization.
Japanese Superhero Caught in Film, YouTube Rights Dispute
Japanese Superhero Caught in Film, YouTube Rights Dispute
Two Japanese companies duel over who owns Ultraman outside his country of origin.
UTA Fires Back at CAA Defections Lawsuit: "A Flailing and Desperate Attempt to Save Face" (Exclusive)
UTA Fires Back at CAA Defections Lawsuit: "A Flailing and Desperate Attempt to Save Face" (Exclusive)
"Despite what CAA would like to believe, its front doors are not a one-way turnstile," reads the response to the lawsuit.
Anne Hathaway Lizard Film Under 'Godzilla' Attack in New Lawsuit (Exclusive)
Anne Hathaway Lizard Film Under 'Godzilla' Attack in New Lawsuit (Exclusive)
The Japanese rightsholders Toho want to stomp out the monster film 'Colossal' from Voltage Pictures.
Judge Wants to Know If 'Happy Birthday' Copyright Was Abandoned
Judge Wants to Know If 'Happy Birthday' Copyright Was Abandoned
An order today might give Warner/Chappell reason to be optimistic in defending the validity of its copyright to the English language's most popular song.
Controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' Ruling Reversed By Appeals Court
Controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' Ruling Reversed By Appeals Court
The 9th Circuit now rules against an actress who attempted to get YouTube to remove the film.
Weinstein Co. Hit With $130 Million Fraud Lawsuit Over Bankrupt Company (Exclusive)
Weinstein Co. Hit With $130 Million Fraud Lawsuit Over Bankrupt Company (Exclusive)
A Chapter 7 trustee aims to recover a gigantic sum while Weinstein responds by saying that it already has lost tens of millions on Genius Products.
Game Show Network Tests FCC's Definition of Fair Competition
Game Show Network Tests FCC's Definition of Fair Competition
Cablevision is defending a decision to relegate GSN from a wide tier of "female-oriented" channels to a premium tier of "male-oriented" ones.
'Birdman' Financier Worldview: Anatomy of a Cannes Implosion
'Birdman' Financier Worldview: Anatomy of a Cannes Implosion
Christopher Woodrow, CEO of film-financing player Worldview, made a splash last year as an amfAR sponsor with Oscar contender 'Birdman' on the way. Then came charges of embezzlement, an email where he falsely said a colleague had died — and litigation. Lots of it.
Sony, CBS: Actress Can't Sue for Retaliation Because She Never Applied for Job
Sony, CBS: Actress Can't Sue for Retaliation Because She Never Applied for Job
Former 'Young and the Restless' star Victoria Rowell claims she was refused reemployment after advocating for more African-Americans in soap operas.
AMC Loses Third Bid to See CAA's Client Deals In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit
AMC Loses Third Bid to See CAA's Client Deals In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit
A dispute with tens of millions of dollars at stake now moves to the deposition phase.
Hollywood Docket: Aereo Lawsuit Finally Ends
Hollywood Docket: Aereo Lawsuit Finally Ends
A roundup of entertainment law news including more activity for Fox News and Paramount Pictures in old cases.