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Appeals Court Rules in Pandora's Favor in Royalty Rate Fight
Appeals Court Rules in Pandora's Favor in Royalty Rate Fight
The streaming outlet holds the line on what it pays for song performance rights.
Showtime Hit With Lawsuit Over Manny Pacquiao Injury
Showtime Hit With Lawsuit Over Manny Pacquiao Injury
A class action lawsuit alleges that there was a duty to determine the fighter's health before advertising the "Fight of the Century."
HBO Pleads With Judge Not to Let a Jury Hear About Time Warner Billions
HBO Pleads With Judge Not to Let a Jury Hear About Time Warner Billions
A judge indicates that what HBO's parent company made in revenue last year could be relevant in a calculation of punitive damages.
HBO, Showtime Would Be Underdogs in a Legal Battle With Twitter (Analysis)
HBO, Showtime Would Be Underdogs in a Legal Battle With Twitter (Analysis)
Many watched the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on Twitter's live-streaming app, but punishing this type of piracy will be very difficult.
'Midnight Rider' Producer Claims Insurance Company "Sabotaged" Film
'Midnight Rider' Producer Claims Insurance Company "Sabotaged" Film
Film Allman asserts it was pushed into a settlement with Sarah Jones' family, says that Randall Miller's guilty plea doesn't mean he's guilty, and describes how it attempted to revive the rock & roll film.
"Blurred Lines" Judge Asked to Grant New Trial
"Blurred Lines" Judge Asked to Grant New Trial
Pharrell Williams and the Marvin Gaye family continue their fight in court with new requests.
Hollywood Docket: Oscar Nominee Claims Copyright Infringement, MGM Hit With Intern Lawsuit
Hollywood Docket: Oscar Nominee Claims Copyright Infringement, MGM Hit With Intern Lawsuit
Plus Showtime's fight against piracy of its Mayweather-Pacquiao match and a photographer's claim over photos of N.W.A.
Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million
Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million
The studio is the first to settle the dispute numerous other studios face from similar lawsuits.
Grooveshark to Shut Down
Grooveshark to Shut Down
The music streaming service agrees to settle with the major labels and is "wiping its servers of all the record companies’ music, and surrendering ownership of its website, mobile apps and intellectual property."
Child Actors Win Appeal Claiming Bank of America Illegally Charged Fees
Child Actors Win Appeal Claiming Bank of America Illegally Charged Fees
The court ruled the bank violated the 1938 Coogan Law by deducting monthly service fees and other charges from the performers' accounts.
Planet Hollywood Founder Becomes Latest Target in Hunt for Ken Starr Money
Planet Hollywood Founder Becomes Latest Target in Hunt for Ken Starr Money
A Chapter 7 trustee is also going after Harvey Weinstein, Lorne Michaels and others who are said to owe to a convicted ponzi schemer.
Eva Longoria’s "Philanthropreneurs" Sued by Former Business Partners
Eva Longoria’s "Philanthropreneurs" Sued by Former Business Partners
In the wake of a Hollywood Reporter investigation, an L.A. firm alleges fraud, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation in scuttled Harry Winston deal.