On Sunday night, famed attorney David Boiessent a threatening letter on behalf of Sony Pictures to The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times and other news organizations demanding destruction of stolen information and warning of consequences for publishing the company's secrets.
Vivid Entertainment and other producers of adult erotica have been denied its latest attempt to halt the enforcement of a voter-initiated law that requires that porn actors wear condoms. On Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of appeals rejected First Amendment arguments brought by the adult entertainment industry and affirmed a lower court's ruling.
A closely-watched dispute between Smokey Robinson and his ex-wife Claudette Robinson over song rights is about to be resolved. On Thursday, the parties told a judge that they had reached a settlement in principle.
A California appeals court will allow a jury to decide whether Brandi Cochran, former model on The Price Is Right, was discriminated against after becoming pregnant. In an opinion released on Thursday, the appeals court has rejected FreemantleMedia's attempt at a judgment notwithstanding the verdict and has also pointed to a possible limitation in the way that television producers have been increasingly using the First Amendment to shield themselves from employment claims.
As Sony Pictures' legal department confronts the ongoing nightmare of the studio being hacked recently, it must also look in the mirror as the latest leak from hackers focuses on communications by general counselLeah Weil and other in-house attorneys.
In an effort to dismiss a proposed class action, ESPN, CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC have outlined what would happen if a Tennessee federal judge allows college athletes to assert publicity rights on sports broadcasts.
With votes coming any day now, the Federal Communications Commission could be primed to begin a process that would give online video providers like FilmOn and Aereo access to some of the advantages enjoyed by cable and satellite TV services.
Two and a half years after HBO canceled its horse-racing drama Luck in the wake of several horses’ deaths during production, the former American Humane Association employee who sued the organization over its supervision of the series has settled her case.