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Vijay v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2014

District court declines to find that preemption warrants dismissal of all claims brought by actor in "Titanic," but grants defendant film companies'

Brownmark Films, LLC v. Comedy Partners

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2012

Seventh Circuit affirms district court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s copyright claims, holding that district court can properly decide affirmative defense of fair use on motion for summary judgment and that defendants’ use of plaintiff’s What What (In The Butt) song in a South Park episode was a parody protected by the fair-use defense

American Broadcasting Cos., Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

In light of Supreme Court's recent decision that defendant Aereo, Inc., engaged in public performances under Copyright Act by capturing over-the-air

Benay v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2012

District court grants summary judgment in favor of defendants on implied-in-fact contract, finding lack of privity between plaintiffs and defendants

Mandeville-Anthony v. The Walt Disney Company

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Ninth Circuit affirms district court’s grant of judgment on the pleadings in favor of defendants on copyright infringement claims finding, as a matter of law, no substantial similarity between protected elements of plaintiff’s works and the defendants’ “CARS” movies, and that plaintiff’s claim for breach of an implied contract was time-barred under California’s two-year statute of limitations

Counts v. Meriwether

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2014

District court dismisses plaintiffs' claim that Fox's popular television show New Girl infringes their copyrighted screenplay because complaint did

Wilson v. The Walt Disney Co.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

Identifying numerous similarities, the court allowed the plaintiff filmmaker to pursue a claim that Disney's teaser trailer for Frozen infringed on

The Sheldon Abend Revocable Trust v. Spielberg

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2010

Court grants the producers of the motion picture Disturbia summary judgment in a copyright infringement action brought by the owner of the copyright to Rear Window, the short story made into an Alfred Hitchcock film, finding that the common elements between the two works are not protectible

Agence France Presse v. Morel

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

District court upholds jury's award of maximum statutory copyright damages of $1.2 million, plus $20,000 in DMCA damages, finding sufficient evidence

UMG Recordings Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc.

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

Ninth Circuit upholds DMCA safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability for defendant video-sharing site Veoh, affirming grant of summary judgment in defendants’ favor