Power Lawyers 2012
When CBS sued ABC in June to block the reality show Glass House days before its premiere, the network's owner Disney turned to Pomerantz, who successfully argued against a temporary restraining order by showing the ABC program is different from Big Brother. It's the first high-profile Hollywood spat since Pomerantz returned to his firm from a short stint with the U.S. Department of Justice handling its antitrust case against AT&T's union with T-Mobile. (Their planned merger was dropped.) In August, Pomerantz was successful in stopping Zediva, which bought DVDs and rented them online, on copyright grounds.
➻ Hot case Pomerantz is defending Warner Music in a case that could set how artists are paid for downloads by iTunes.