Movie Studios Win 'Printless Previews' Patent Litigation 1 year ago
Movie studios have won litigation over the way they edit movies, the MPAA said Monday.
The litigation stretches back to a 2005 lawsuit...
By Joshua L. Weinstein
Bert Fields, lawyer for the estate of "Godfather" author Mario Puzo, says Paramount "wanted a war, and they're going to get one"
A federal jury awards Beverly Hills restaurateur Mr. Chow $1M in case against an ersatz Chow; Philippe Chow cleared of trademark infringement, unfair and deceptive trade practices and other charges
Michael Moore sued his "Fahrenheit 9/11" partners Bob and Harvey Weinstein for $2.7 million in February 2011.
The producer of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will pay ousted director Julie Taymor full royalties for the Broadway show
In a very personal lawsuit, Chris Pine's former agency, SDB Partners, demands payment for "Star Trek" and "Jack Ryan" films, among others
Penske Media Corp., which owns Nikki Finke's website, is suing the parent company of the Hollywood Reporter over copyright infringement
Kodak sues over technology that lets people share photographs directly from digital cameras without having to transfer pictures to computers
Foreign Press' lawsuit against Dick Clark Productions will go to trial about a week after the awards
The investor group says it provided nearly $375 million for projects including the "Transformers" franchise, but has received none of the profits
Rick Siegel argues that managers, like talent agents, should be able to get work for clients
Arbitration panel rules that Germany's Intertainment must pay the bank $9M in court costs
New judge wants to push the trial for Hollywood Foreign Press Association's suit against Dick Clark Productions to next summer; HFPA lawyers are pushing back
Appellate court rejects defendant Cinemark's request for rehearing; indie Palme D'Or to begin subpoenaing studio executives
The author says the movie, starring Justin Timberlake, Olivia Wilde and Amanda Seyfried, stole from his story "Repent, Harlequin!"
Judge rules that Palm Desert theater co-owned by ESPN radio's Steve Mason and actor Bryan Cranston can proceed with anti-trust suit against big chain; suit could expose shady distribution practices
Studio says the operator of the crude fan merchandise site is fooling people into thinking his is the official Twilight website
The lawsuit contends Fox Searchlight paid producers less than half the royalty rate it promised
The Grammy winner says his contract with Bug Music is over -- and asks a judge to declare that he's right
Two former employees accuse the actors of being bad restaurateurs
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the case over the Golden Globe Awards will proceed
The company says its insurer didn't pay defense costs in claims that Carl Icahn made against it
The company says criminal action is being taken in Argentina
The family of legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby claimed the characters belonged to them
A federal judge rules that a lawsuit against tech giants Facebook and Google -- filed by the tiny Wireless Ink -- can proceed
An investor in the Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Natalie Portman movie says the producer owes $375,000
A federal judge shut down the peer-to-peer file sharing service last October
All makers of loud, stupid action movies only wish their films delivered as much sheer sensation as this latest installment in the vroom-vroom saga