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Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

In copyright infringement action over iconic Led Zeppelin song "Stairway to Heaven" filed more than 40 years after song was first released, district


Federal Communications Commission v. Fox Television Stations, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

U.S. Supreme Court finds FCC's indecency rulings regarding isolated utterances of profanity and brief depictions of female anatomy to be unconstitutionally vague and a violation of due process


Siegel, et al. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2009

District court holds that plaintiffs, heirs of one of the co-creators of the Superman character, successfully terminated certain prior grants in copyrights and recaptured the rights to several Superman-related works from the 1930s and 40s, including portions of Superman comic books and two weeks’ worth of daily newspaper strips; however, the court ruled that the remaining Superman material at issue in the litigation was created as a work made for hire under the Copyright Act of 1909, and that ownership of such material remains solely with defendants


Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. v. TD Ameritrade Services Co. Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2016

District court holds Lions Gate's trademark-related claims under Lanham Act and related state law are preempted by Copyright Act in suit over


Ryder v. Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2016

California Court of Appeal affirms summary judgment in favor of James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment in idea submission case, finding plaintiff


Abdullah v. Walt Disney Co. - USDC, C.D. California, March 14, 2016
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2016

District court grants motion to dismiss children's author's copyright infringement lawsuit, holding that defendant Walt Disney's animated film


Sony BMG Music Entertainment v. Tenenbaum
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

First Circuit affirms judgment in favor of recording companies, holding that statutory damage award of $675,000 for willfully infringing 30


Bridgeport Music, Inc, et al v UMG Recordings, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2009

Sixth Circuit affirms a jury verdict which found defendants willfully infringed plaintiff’s musical composition copyright; court rejects defendants’ argument that district court erred in jury instructions about substantial similarity, fair use and willful infringement


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


The Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

Second Circuit affirms district court's holding that Google's creation of searchable, digital copies of tens of millions of books constitutes fair