ExxonMobil Corp. sued 21st Century Fox on Wednesday, arguing that the design of recently launched FXX network steals their Exxon logo. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Houston…
Dish Network's Sling-powered Internet video streaming service, Dish Anywhere, is not only being contested on legal grounds by Fox — the satcaster also now is fighting with pay TV rivals over its…
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected Electronic Arts’ efforts to dismiss a suit brought by Samuel Keller and other college football players, ruling that the video game developer had…
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Sharks getting sucked into the vortex of a tornado? A high school lacrosse team has been there, done that. A Latin teacher at Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Md., came up with the idea for…
There may be Moore trouble ahead for the Weinstein Company. On July 26, the lawyer for 1960s R&B singer Sam Moore will make the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati (Sixth District) that…
When Owen Wilson”s character in “Midnight in Paris” said that “the past is not dead. Actually, it’s not even past,” he was paraphrasing from a work of William Faulkner but not, a federal court ruled…
After reports that will.i.am was taking legal action against Pharrell Williams over the latter’s effort to trademark a brand called “i am OTHER,” will.i.am’s attorney is denying that a lawsuit is…
The makers of a parody of the "Twilight" franchise have filed a whopping $500 million suit against Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment, claiming that they have engaged in "anti-competitive" conduct by…
For the entertainment biz, a flood of new Internet domain addresses could spell both pain and gain.
Dorothy's ruby slippers, Frankenstein's neck bolts and Snow White's blue and yellow dress may be indelible parts of their characters, but for studio lawyers, they are elements of a legal minefield.
Honoree from the mean streets of Hollywood now transitioning to the fast track of multi-media brand building.