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Blog Profile / Hollywood, Esq.

Filed Under:Industries / Law
Posts on Regator:2822
Posts / Week:14.2
Archived Since:April 7, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Here's DirecTV's Super-Secret Lawsuit Against Al Jazeera (Exclusive)

After a judge slams the parties over a heavily-redacted filing, it's finally revealed that DirecTV seeks the right to terminate a news channel that's not the type it signed up to get read more

AMC Won't Obtain CAA's Client Deals In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit

Attorneys for 'Walking Dead' creator Frank Darabont and his CAA agents argued that AMC was attempting to bring a "stealth motion for summary judgment" read more

Merchant Ivory Claims Ex-Head of French Office Misappropriated Funds

James Ivory's latest production is a lawsuit that focuses on a Parisian apartment, a bank account and money gone missing read more

'Real Housewives' Creator, Bravo Hit With $5 Million Fraud Lawsuit

Kevin Kaufman and Patrick Moses claim to have developed the reality series before being pushed out read more

Judge Hears Allegations of 'American Idol' Racism

"It was bad enough they got knocked off the show," a lawyer for 10 former contestants says at a court hearing on Thursday read more

'Iron Man' Composer Beats Ghostface Killer in Copyright Lawsuit After Rapper's No-Show (Exclusive)

Jack Urbont, who created music for 'The Marvel Super Heroes' television show in the '60s, wins a lawsuit over sampling and advances to a consequential showdown on damages read more

How All Those Intern Lawsuits Are Changing Hollywood

The 'Black Swan' case sparks a movement as NBCUniversal and Viacom begin to offer paid internships, Fox drops its program and others decry the end of an industry tradition read more

CBS Sues Over 'Fashion Rocks' Money

Three Lions Entertainment allegedly is on the hook for $2.45 million read more

WWE Body Slams Bootleggers in Appellate Ruling

The 5th Circuit: Spotting a counterfeiter near the Superdome in New Orleans isn't hard read more

'Conjuring' Dispute Will Be Handled in Arbitration

Producer Tony DeRosa-Grund is alleging that New Line violated rights on the blockbuster horror franchise read more

BMI Advises Pandora That Big Publishers Won't Be Withdrawing Licensing Rights

A federal judge previously ruled that Universal Music and Sony/ATV had to be "all in" or "all out" read more

SAG-AFTRA Netcode Negotiations Start

Talks on the agreement, which covers daytime and syndicated programs, are likely to be smooth read more

Hollywood Docket: Nancy Grace Settles Slander Lawsuit, Admits Incorrect Reporting

A roundup of the week's entertainment law news, including competing David Hasselhoff documentaries and a Comcast settlement read more

Judge Restrains Lindsay Lohan From Promoting Her Social Shopping App

A $60 million trade secrets case targets the actress and her brother for surreptitiously working on a "clone" business and diverting celebrities read more

Why Chuck Close's Legal Fight Over Art Resale Royalties Might Impact Climate Change

An appeals court decides to give extra attention to an almost forgotten California law entitling artists to five percent of resale royalties read more

Celebrity Photographer's Family At War Over 'Bert Stern: Original Madman'

The documentary was made by Stern's secret wife, and amid a battle over inheritance, comes strife directed at footage showing Stern's children and grandchildren read more

'American Hustle' Sparks $1 Million Libel Lawsuit by Former New Yorker Writer

Journalist Paul Brodeur says his reputation was damaged by claims about microwaves the film falsely attributes to him read more

James Franco Settles Lawsuit Over Charles Bukowski Biopic

A copyright claim had been made by an individual who says he owns film rights to Bukowski's semi-autobiographical novel read more

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