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Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
A new lawsuit comes after Nu Image almost went to trial earlier this year bringing several other big name indie producers in tow.
Terrence Howard Sued for Assault, Defamation by Ex-Wife
Terrence Howard Sued for Assault, Defamation by Ex-Wife
The complaint filed Tuesday states the 'Empire' lead punched, kicked and strangled her.
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Plus a dealmaker returning to Greenberg Glusker and a labor attorney joining Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
The attorney for Andrea Constand tells the judge that confidentiality is "unenforceable" and bemoans double standards.
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.