For many in the entertainment legal community, particularly those who have taken on the studios over profit participation, the jury's decision reinforced their ideas about Hollywood accounting.
A federal appellate panel refused the Walt Disney Company's effort to reverse a jury's $269 million award to British production company Celador Intl. in a dispute over profits from "Who Wants to Be a…
In a resolution that could have an impact on several pending lawsuits involving royalties for downloads and ringtones, F.B.T. Productions filed a stipulation to dismiss its case against Universal…
A federal judge has handed Warner Bros. a significant victory in its efforts to prevent the heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster from reclaiming rights to the Man of Steel.
In the wake of a September decision mandating higher digital royalties on Eminem's early recordings, a federal class action has been filed by Rick James' estate against Universal Music Group.
Hollywood's studios and guilds are weighing in on opposite sides of a case that could further define the rights of personalities to prevent the unauthorized use of their likenesses in movies, TV…
An appellate court in Seattle has affirmed a federal court ruling that individuals are entitled to re-sell promotional CDs.
A federal judge sentenced director John McTiernan to 12 months in prison for his role in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping scandal.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld an arbitrator's ruling that TriStar Pictures erred in editing Michael Apted's “Thunderheart” for television. Judge Alex…