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Eriq Gardner

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Twitter Loses Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Texas Probe

Twitter was handed a small setback on Tuesday when a federal judge refused to advance a lawsuit that it brought against Texas attorney general Ken Paxton. The suit was filed after Donald…

Is Robinhood About to Get Wrecked After (Mis)Quoting Ice Cube?

“Check yo self before you wreck yo self” That now-famous lyric from Ice Cube off his 1992 album, The Predator, is at the center of a lawsuit from the rapper-actor against Robinhood, which offers…

Sydney Pollack’s Lawyer May Face Trial Over Aretha Franklin Concert Film

As everyone knows, lawyers are supposed to represent their clients zealously. Sometimes, there’s even bluffing involved. But can an attorney get into legal trouble for voicing a foolish legal…

Epic v. Apple Antitrust Trial Begins

During opening statements, the 'Fortnite' maker says that Apple is abusing control over a huge platform for distributing apps.

How a Malpractice Suit Against a Star Lawyer Could Leak #MeToo Secrets

Ousted UMG executive Charlie Walk is suing longtime Trump consigliere Marc Kasowitz, but they have one thing in common: They say they want the truth to come out.

European Authorities Accuse Apple of Distorting Music Streaming Market

Antitrust authorities in the European bloc have filed charges that could bring multibillion-dollar fines. The new case comes on the verge of a huge trial between Epic Games and Apple.

CNN Faces Project Veritas Lawsuit for Comments About Twitter Suspension

James O'Keefe's outfit says its journalistic reputation was impugned by the suggestion it was booted from Twitter for "promoting misinformation."

ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC Battle “Freemium”

This big copyright case will come down to a federal court's view of Locast, a digital streaming app that's free … sorta.

Does Andy Warhol Get Same Copyright Treatment as Google Code?

In a bid for a rehearing at the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, the Andy Warhol Foundation says that if "line-for-line" copying of software code can be deemed transformative by the Supreme Court, so…

Dr. Luke, World Famous Music Producer, Isn’t Public Figure, N.Y. Appeals Court Rules

In a libel battle that is on the verge of trial, Dr. Luke's summary judgment advantages against Kesha are upheld in a decision that brings a sharp dissent.

Harry Fox Agency Can’t Dodge Lawsuit From Eminem’s Publisher

A judge rules Eight Mile Style can move forward on a claim that HFA aided Spotify's infringement of songs including "Lose Yourself."

Apple Must Face Lawsuit for Telling Consumers They Can “Buy” Movies, TV Shows

Rejecting a motion to dismiss, a federal judge says it is plausible that consumers don't know that access to purchased content can be revoked.