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MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2009

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (Blizzard) is the creator and operator of the popular online computer game World of Warcraft (WoW

Rodriguez, et al. v. Klum, et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2009

The district court awarded $50,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs to prevailing defendants, finding that plaintiffs’ pursuit of their copyright infringement claim after receiving defendants’ evidence of prior independent creation was objectively unreasonable

Browne v. McCain, et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2009

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne brought claims for copyright infringement, vicarious copyright infringement and false association or endorsement under the Lanham Act against Senator John McCain, the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Ohio Republican Party (ORP) for the alleged improper use of Browne’ song Running on Empty in a McCain presidential campaign commercial

Briarpatch Limited LP, et al. v. Phoenix Pictures, Inc., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2009

The Second Circuit held that plaintiffs’ declaratory judgment and copyright infringement claims against Phoenix Pictures and Mike Medavoy failed because plaintiffs did not hold legal title to copyrights in the screenplay The Thin Red Line

Capitol Records, LLC, et al. v. Videoegg, Inc., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2009

The district court held that California-based defendant Hi5 Networks, which operates a social networking web site where allegedly infringing video files are posted, had sufficient contacts with New York to exercise personal jurisdiction over the defendant, and then granted the defendant’s motion to transfer the case to the Northern District of California

Bourne Co. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2009

In 2007, Bourne Co., the sole owner of the copyright in the well-known song When You Wish Upon a Star, brought a copyright infringement action against defendants including Twentieth Century Fox, the Cartoon Network, and Seth MacFarlane, creator of the popular television show Family Guy

TMTV Corporation v. Mass Productions, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • -
  • April 8 2009

The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico held that pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. Rule 60(b)(5), the defendants in a copyright infringement case based on the unauthorized production of infringing derivative works aired via television were able to credit the settlement award sum paid to the plaintiff in a prior copyright case arising from the same injury from the damages set by the jury in the current case

Tessler v. NBC Universal, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2009

The district court dismissed all claims filed by an independent producer who negotiated with but failed to reach a development or distribution agreement with defendant NBC

Diplomatic Man, Inc. v. Nike, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2009

The court awarded defendant Nike attorneys’ fees and costs totaling $324,855.69 after dismissing plaintiff Diplomatic Man, Inc.’s copyright infringement action with prejudice for failure to prosecute

In re Sony BMG Music Entertainment, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2009

In this litigation, several copyright actions brought by record companies against individual downloaders were consolidated into one action