Blog Profile / Hollywood, Esq.


URL :http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Filed Under:Industries / Law
Posts on Regator:2950
Posts / Week:12.8
Archived Since:April 7, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Judge Says Al Gore's Dispute With Al Jazeera Over Current TV Deal Will Require Trial

Tens of millions of dollars are held in escrow as part of the news network's $500 million acquisition of Current TV. read more

Robin Williams: Widow, Children Clash Over Estate

In filings in December and January, Williams’ beneficiaries feud over his wedding tuxedo, collections and other items. read more

'Star Wars' Leak Prompts Disney to Seek Subpoena

The studio aims to identify those infringing upon the copyright to the eagerly awaited "Episode VII." read more

New Insurance Protects Brands When Celebs Go Bad

The unusual offering may be just the ticket for products with celebrity endorsement. read more

Pharrell Williams Camp Ridicules "Desperate" Appeal Bid in 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

Is the future of the copyright at stake? One side plays up the stakes; the other scoffs. read more

Michael Jackson's Family Can't Revive $1.5 Billion AEG Case

A jury ruled in 2013 that concert promoter AEG Live isn't responsible for the King of Pop's death. read more

Warner Bros. Knocks Down Best-Selling Author's $10 Million Lawsuit Over 'Gravity' (Exclusive)

The judge rules that Tess Gerritsen hasn't alleged a plausible theory on why the studio holds any obligation towards her. read more

Warner Music Group Settles Lawsuit Over Unpaid Interns

A deal to end litigation is expected to cover thousands who formerly worked at the music company. read more

Major League Baseball Whiffs in Attempt to Appeal Ruling Over TV Rights Deals

An antitrust lawsuit over how game telecasts are distributed is headed towards class certification and a high-stakes trial. read more

Two Men Inspired By 'Throw Momma from the Train' Fail To Get Away With Murder

Timothy Roy Bozza suggested to Coy Cotham that they do a “crisscross” killing for each other. Here's what happened next. read more

Marvin Gaye Family Seeks 'Blurred Lines' Appeal, Warns of "Devastating Consequences" of Key Ruling (Exclusive)

In an bid to delay the trial, the judge is told his interpretation of the law would "essentially legalize wholesale copyright infringement" of Beatles songs, plus disadvantage those who can't read music. read more

Warner Bros. Sued for Distributing 'Laws of Attraction' Without License

German production companies say the movie giant didn't live up to its obligations under a 2013 settlement deal. read more

Appeals Court: News Orgs Don't Have to Remove Stories When Criminal Records Are Expunged

A woman sued media organizations for libel, but there's no "right to be forgotten" in the United States. read more

Film Academy Blasts GoDaddy for Revealing Settlement Offers in Cybersquatting Lawsuit

Who is going to pay the tab for a long-running case that could result in GoDaddy being ordered to implement filters to catch trademarks like "The Oscars"? read more

Marvin Gaye's Family Doubts "Fair Trial" In 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

A judge rules out use of a sound recording of Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up" at a trial next month. read more

Music Licensing Co. Wants Final Approval on $58.5 Million Settlement With TV Stations

The cost of syndicating shows like "House" will get a little cheaper. read more

Hollywood Legal Hires: Top Attorney Publishes Historical Romance Novel

Entertainment law hires and other news, including Bert Fields’ first novel under his own name. read more

'12 Years a Slave' Draws Copyright Lawsuit Over Hans Zimmer Soundtrack

Composer Richard Friedman demands an injunction over the Oscar-winning film. read more

'American Idol' Winner Files Bold Legal Claim to Escape 'Oppressive' Contracts (Exclusive)

Phillip Phillips says he's been "manipulated" and in a move with huge implications, he is seeking to void his recording, management and merchandising deals with 19 Entertainment. read more

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