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Disney Beats 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Copyright Lawsuit
Disney Beats 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Copyright Lawsuit
In the lawsuit, an author claimed credit for pirates transforming into living skeletons under the moonlight.
ESPN Claims Verizon Is Breaching Carriage Contract
ESPN Claims Verizon Is Breaching Carriage Contract
The sports network believes that Verizon can't put its channels on separately priced tiers in the new personalized FiOS service.
Comcast Ridicules $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Comcast Ridicules $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
"Preposterous," "offensive," "entirely fantastical" and "shameful" are just some of the adjectives that Comcast uses to describe a lawsuit in a motion to dismiss.
In "Slants" Case, Appeals Court Will Reconsider Opinion on "Disparaging" Trademarks
In "Slants" Case, Appeals Court Will Reconsider Opinion on "Disparaging" Trademarks
The Federal Circuit chose to wipe out an opinion issued last week regarding an Asian-American band.
Backing Down to Disney, Theater Agrees to Draw Curtain on Musical Featuring 'Spider-Man'
Backing Down to Disney, Theater Agrees to Draw Curtain on Musical Featuring 'Spider-Man'
Disney gets a settlement in a lawsuit that took an unexpected turn.
Damon Dash Strikes Back at Ex-Wife Rachel Roy With $2.5 Million Claims
Damon Dash Strikes Back at Ex-Wife Rachel Roy With $2.5 Million Claims
Fashion designer Roy is accused of mishandling a business the two started together.
Comic Book Artists Sue Marvel Over 'Iron Man' Body Armor
Comic Book Artists Sue Marvel Over 'Iron Man' Body Armor
The plaintiffs say they formerly worked at Marvel and created work that has been copied.
ESPN Beats Pro Wrestler in Dispute Over Rebroadcast of Old Matches
ESPN Beats Pro Wrestler in Dispute Over Rebroadcast of Old Matches
An appellate ruling could be a good sign for broadcasters as they fight in court with college athletes.
Judge Approves 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1 Billion
Judge Approves 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1 Billion
The settlement approved Wednesday by a federal judge in Philadelphia would pay retired players about $190,000 on average.
Katy Perry's "Left Shark" Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner
Katy Perry's "Left Shark" Design Rejected By Trademark Examiner
She has better luck with the phrase "Left Shark."
In Big Ruling, Sony Beats 'Iron Man' Composer's Lawsuit
In Big Ruling, Sony Beats 'Iron Man' Composer's Lawsuit
In a dispute over Ghostface Killer songs, a judge rules that Marvel — not Jack Urbont — is the statutory author of the "Iron Man Theme."
Antitrust Lawsuit Accuses AMC Entertainment of Hurting Hispanic Community via Studio Pacts
Antitrust Lawsuit Accuses AMC Entertainment of Hurting Hispanic Community via Studio Pacts
A Houston exhibitor alleges it went out of business when the much larger AMC threatened Warners, Sony, Paramount, Lionsgate, Disney and Universal.