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Ladd v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2010

The California Court of Appeal holds that Warner Bros breached the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing owed to plaintiff, Alan Ladd Jr, a profit participant in several movies, when it allocated the same share of licensing fees to every movie in packages of films regardless of each movie's value

Viacom International Inc. v. YouTube, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2010

Court grants summary judgment for YouTube and Google in copyright infringement action for large amount of copyrighted material on website, holding that defendants are entitled to the DMCA 512(c) safe harbor because they had insufficient notice of the particular infringements

Washington v. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

California appellate court affirms anti-SLAPP dismissal of misappropriation claim brought against Grand Theft Auto developers

Latin American Music Company, et al. v. American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

First Circuit holds that the district court did not err in declining to instruct jurors that a termination of a copyright transfer must be in writing to be valid

Latimore v. NBC Universal, Inc., et al.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2009

On its own motion, the court dismissed Sonya Latimore’s complaint for copyright infringement and breach of contract against defendants, including NBC Universal, Inc. and Kim Fuller, a partner of McCreary & Fuller Public Relations Corp

Vent v. Mars Snackfood U.S., LLC

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

In a summary order, the Second Circuit affirms the district court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s idea misappropriation claim under New Jersey law against Mars relating to an idea to promote M&M candies; the court holds that plaintiff did not convey her idea in confidence

Summit Entertainment, LLC v. Beckett Media, LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2010

Court grants plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction in copyright and trademark infringement action against publisher of a Twilight fanzine that used plaintiff’s Twilight trademark as well as images from the Twilight films and promotional images that were taken from plaintiff’s publicity website

Ortiz v. Guitian Brothers Music, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2009

In a copyright infringement suit involving a movie soundtrack, court holds (1) a nonexclusive license can be oral; (2) where the dispute turns on whether there is a license at all, the burden is on the alleged infringer to prove the existence of the license; (3) absent consideration, a nonexclusive license is revocable; and (4) by instituting a copyright infringement action, plaintiff revoked any license that may have existed between the parties

Latin American Music Co., Inc., et al. v. Archdiocese of San Juan of the Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2010

Court holds that Section 412 of the Copyright Act, which prohibits awarding attorney's fees for an infringement that began after first publication of the work and before the effective date of its registration, does not apply to a prevailing defendant

Vent v. Mars Snackfood US, LLC, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2009

Court grants defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s idea misappropriation claim regarding an idea for marketing M&M’s candies because plaintiff’s idea was not novel and was not shared in confidence