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Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue.
MPAA Targets MovieTube Websites in New Piracy Lawsuit
MPAA Targets MovieTube Websites in New Piracy Lawsuit
Legal action calls for ad service providers, social media services and others to stop facilitating websites streaming movies still in theaters.
Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh, Film Financier Duke It Out In New Lawsuits
Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh, Film Financier Duke It Out In New Lawsuits
RKA Film Financing calls the Relativity CEO a "con man" in its second lawsuit against him; Relativity claims the backer is trying to disrupt talks with new investors.
The Turtles Lose Bid to Halt SiriusXM's $210M Settlement With RIAA
The Turtles Lose Bid to Halt SiriusXM's $210M Settlement With RIAA
The recent settlement doesn't warrant the lifting of the stay on the band's similar lawsuit, rules a California judge.
Bill Cosby Seeks to Enforce Confidentiality With Accuser Who Settled
Bill Cosby Seeks to Enforce Confidentiality With Accuser Who Settled
Cosby's attorneys say Andrea Constand has been tweeting about him and that her attorney should have told a court reporter the deposition was confidential.
'The Black Dahlia' Producers Sue Nu Image Claiming Unpaid Profits
'The Black Dahlia' Producers Sue Nu Image Claiming Unpaid Profits
Moshe Diamant and Rudy Cohen's lawsuit is the latest in several years to target the company's accounting.
Hollywood Docket: DC Comics Hopes Trademark Suit Will Be Kryptonite to Clothing Company
Hollywood Docket: DC Comics Hopes Trademark Suit Will Be Kryptonite to Clothing Company
The week's entertainment law news includes a win for Jay Z over his sound engineer and arbitration for the Hollywood lawyer accused of turning a client into his sex slave.
Academy's Method of Restricting Oscar Statuette Sales Upheld in Court
Academy's Method of Restricting Oscar Statuette Sales Upheld in Court
If Oscar winners want to sell their trophies, they have to offer them to the Academy for $10. A judge looks at Victorian era land disputes and fruit salad jars to figure out whether this is enforceable.
Fox News Battles Lindsay Lohan in Court Over Statement Her Mom Is An "Enabler"
Fox News Battles Lindsay Lohan in Court Over Statement Her Mom Is An "Enabler"
Lohan worries that Fox News audiences got the overall impression she "might become the next celebrity to join the obituary list."
Rolling Stone Argues University of Virginia Vouched for Discredited Rape Story
Rolling Stone Argues University of Virginia Vouched for Discredited Rape Story
The publication responds to a $7.5 million lawsuit and shares a confidential letter it sent to an attorney for Dean Nicole Eramo.
'Dance Moms' Abby Lee Miller Wins Dismissal of Teen Dancer's Assault Lawsuit
'Dance Moms' Abby Lee Miller Wins Dismissal of Teen Dancer's Assault Lawsuit
Paige Hyland claimed the show's instructor hurled a chair at her; the judge disagreed.
TV Streamer Gets Huge Victory on Road to Compulsory License to Broadcast Networks
TV Streamer Gets Huge Victory on Road to Compulsory License to Broadcast Networks
FilmOn wins a potential landmark ruling — one that will set up a high-stakes appellate showdown with the broadcast establishment.