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Oprah Winfrey Network Claims Florida Man Perpetrated Impersonation Scheme
Oprah Winfrey Network Claims Florida Man Perpetrated Impersonation Scheme
A new lawsuit alleges Justin Jackson posed as Winfrey's nephew, an OWN employee, a Barack Obama aide and Madonna's manager.
Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit
Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit
The judge rejects Disney's efforts to show that John Lasseter and the other creators of the 'Frozen' trailer lacked access to Wilson's work. The lawsuit could go to trial in October.
Jay Z Beats Sound Engineer's Claim of Co-Ownership to Hit Songs
Jay Z Beats Sound Engineer's Claim of Co-Ownership to Hit Songs
A judge rules that Chauncey Mahan should have taken a hint from copyright registration records, album notes and a lack of royalties — and sued sooner.
Film and TV Script Website Accused of Violating Talent Agent Licensing Law
Film and TV Script Website Accused of Violating Talent Agent Licensing Law
Adam Seid accuses Breakdown Services of aiding and abetting talent managers who can't legally procure employment for actors.
UCLA to Host Entertainment/Sports Labor Conference
UCLA to Host Entertainment/Sports Labor Conference
The broad-ranging event aims to build bridges between scholars, professionals and practitioners.
Hollywood Docket: Fox News, Spike Lee, Don Henley Settle Lawsuits
Hollywood Docket: Fox News, Spike Lee, Don Henley Settle Lawsuits
Meanwhile, a Beyoncé Knowles' settlement will be examined in a new lawsuit.
Appeals Court Agrees to Review SiriusXM's Challenge Over Pre-1972 Music
Appeals Court Agrees to Review SiriusXM's Challenge Over Pre-1972 Music
The 2nd Circuit will take up the issue of whether New York protects the public performance of older songs — and whether that violates the U.S. Constitution.
Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over 'The Cabin in the Woods'
Joss Whedon, Lionsgate Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over 'The Cabin in the Woods'
The author of a 2006 novel has accused the 'Avengers' director and 'Cabin' director Drew Goddard of stealing his idea.
Universal Music Agrees to Pay $11.5 Million to Settle Digital Royalties Class Action
Universal Music Agrees to Pay $11.5 Million to Settle Digital Royalties Class Action
A settlement submitted to a judge for approval would also give UMG artists a higher royalty rate going forward.
HBO Defends Its "Responsible Journalism" at Defamation Trial
HBO Defends Its "Responsible Journalism" at Defamation Trial
In his opening statement, HBO's lawyer responds to Mitre's accusation that the network aired a "pack of lies" and goes on the attack against the sporting equipment giant.
HBO Endures Harrowing Opening to Defamation Trial With Intense Video Images
HBO Endures Harrowing Opening to Defamation Trial With Intense Video Images
In his opening statement, Mitre's lawyer says HBO duped a Nobel Peace Prize winner; he calls Bernie Goldberg "substantially clueless" and shows the jury a six-minute video of a dying baby.
Jillian Michaels Makes $10 Million Legal Claim Over Lionsgate's YouTube Channel
Jillian Michaels Makes $10 Million Legal Claim Over Lionsgate's YouTube Channel
The 'Biggest Loser' star alleges that Lionsgate violated a distribution agreement by allowing anyone to stream her videos for free.