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Cohen v. G&M Realty L.P.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

In matter of first impression, district court denies preliminary injunction under federal Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) to graffiti artists


Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., et al. v. Fung, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2010

In a case arising out of the infringing use of BitTorrent technology, the court grants plaintiff copyright holders a permanent injunction against defendants, finding that plaintiffs met all of the factors for a permanent injunction under eBay


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


Young v. Wideawake Death Row Entertainment, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2010

District court grants motion to dismiss Lanham Act and right of publicity claims in action brought by Dr. Dre against company that re-issued his recorded works without his permission


Benay v. Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2010

Ninth Circuit affirms summary judgment for creators of film The Last Samurai on copyright infringement claim but reverses and remands claim for breach of implied-in-fact contract


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


Mason v. Jamie Music Publishing Co., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2009

Despite the fact that defendants filed a copyright registration for the composition listing themselves as the copyright claimants and provided royalty checks and statements to plaintiff for the composition, court holds that songwriter agreement between plaintiff Barbara Mason when she was a minor and defendants did not constitute a transfer of plaintiff’s copyright interest in a song that she wrote because the court-approved agreement did not contain the schedule listing the composition or any mention thereof


Andersen v. Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2009

In plaintiff’s action against record companies alleging various claims related to the wrongful initiation of civil proceedings, summary judgment is granted in favor of defendants where the Noerr-Pennington Doctrine protected the record companies’ right to file suit without fear of liability


Sims, et al v Viacom, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2009

In an action against VH1 for producing a show allegedly similar to plaintiffs’ treatment, the court refused to consider an unexecuted Release form at the motion to dismiss stage for plaintiffs’ contract and negligent misrepresentation claims


Lewinson v. Henry Holt and Company, LLC, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2009

In copyright infringement action, court holds that plaintiff’s manuscript for a children’s story depicting children around the world saying “pacifier” in different languages and defendants’ children’s book depicting children around the world saying “peace” in different languages are not substantially similar