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Duffey v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

District court dismisses false endorsement and breach of contract suit brought by actor in film Office Space, finding that actor had contractually

Herb Reed Enters., LLC v. Fla. Entertainment Mgmt., USCA, Ninth Circuit,

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

Ninth Circuit reverses district court’s ruling that enjoined entertainment company from using “The Platters” mark for vocal groups, holding that

Kelley-Brown v. Winfrey

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2013

Second Circuit reverses dismissal of trademark infringement action against Oprah Winfrey, her production company, and other defendants, finding that

Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2013

District court dismisses computer software company’s trademark claims against Warner Bros. Based on references in Batman film The Dark Knight Rises

DC Comics v. Towle

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2013

In action asserting copyright and trademark infringement claims related to defendant’s production and sale of Batmobile replicas, district court

Warner Brothers Entertainment v. The Global Asylum, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2012

District court grants temporary restraining order enjoining release of Age of Hobbits film, finding that plaintiffs were likely to succeed on their trademark claims related to plaintiff’s motion picture The Hobbit

Washington v. National Football League

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2012

District court grants NFL’s motion to dismiss class action filed by former football players alleging that, by not allowing the players the rights to game films and images from the games in which they played, the NFL is monopolizing the market for former players’ likenesses, in violation of antitrust laws

Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2012

District court grants defendant’s motion to dismiss trademark infringement action brought by Louis Vuitton against Warner Bros., holding that because defendant’s use of a “knock-off” version of one of plaintiff’s bags in the film The Hangover: Part II was artistically relevant, and because any confusion it might cause was due to third party’s infringing product and not to defendant’s film, defendant’s non-commercial use was protected under First Amendment freedom of expression

Zuffa, LLC v. Justin.tv, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2012

District court grants in part and denies in part motion to dismiss non-copyright claims arising out of live streaming of UFC fight through defendant’s internet service, limiting plaintiff’s trademark claims only to the display of trademarks that were not an inherent part of the video broadcast, and holding that Communications Act did not apply to defendant’s purported conduct

CCA and B, LLC v. F W Media, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2011

District court denies motion for preliminary injunction in a copyright and trademark infringement action brought by the publisher of the Christmas book The Elf on the Shelf, finding that defendant publisher’s book was a parody of plaintiff’s work and was sufficiently transformative to render it a fair use