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Gerritsen v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

District court dismisses breach of contract and breach of guaranty claims in first amended complaint against Warner Bros. Based on Oscar-winning


Counts v. Meriwether
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

District court dismisses breach of contract and conversion claims in lawsuit brought by two screenwriters who alleged defendants used script to


Broadcast Music, Inc. v. Pandora Media, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

After five-week bench trial, district court holds BMI's proposed license fee of 2.5 percent of Pandora's gross revenue was reasonable, using


Psenicska v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2009

The Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiffs’ consolidated action for fraud and other claims against the producers of the movie Borat, because plaintiffs signed consent agreements to appear in the film and disclaimed any reliance on defendants’ oral representations about the nature of the film


In re DMCA subpoena to eBay Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

Subpoena issued to eBay pursuant to DMCA, seeking to identify alleged infringers, is deemed valid under express statutory language despite eBay’s


Copeland v. Bieber
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Fourth Circuit vacates district court dismissal of copyright infringement claim against defendants Usher and Justin Bieber, finding that choruses in


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


Stan Lee Media, Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company - USCA, Tenth Circuit, December 23, 2014
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

Tenth Circuit dismisses Stan Lee Media’s copyright infringement claim against Disney, finding that plaintiff was collaterally estopped from asserting


Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Hotfile Corp., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

District court dismisses plaintiff motion picture companies’ claim for direct copyright infringement against defendant file-sharing site and its operator on defendants’ motion to dismiss, but allows plaintiffs’ claim for secondary infringement to stand against both corporate and individual defendants


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