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Shame on You Productions, Inc. v. Banks
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Plaintiff Shame on You Productions, Inc., was assigned a screenplay titled “Darci’s Walk of Shame” by its author, Dan Rosen. Shame on You sued


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


Silvero v. Fox Television Studios, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

Frank Silvero, an actor who played the character Frankie Carbone in the film “Goodfellas” and other similar mobster characters during his career


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


New Old Music Group, Inc. v. Gottwald
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

New Old Music Group sued Lukasz Gottwald (Dr. Luke) and others for copyright infringement of the song "Zimba Ku," written by New Old's president


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


Levitin v. Sony Music Entertainment
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

In copyright infringement action arising out of international release of song "Timber" by performing artists Pitbull and Kesha, district court


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


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


Christoff v. Nestle USA, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2009

In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court holds that the “single publication” rule applies to a claim for the unauthorized commercial use of a person’s likeness and that the “discovery rule” does not apply to a claim involving the production of product labels because it undermines the single publication rule; the court remands to the trial court the issue of whether the production of product labels over a five-year period constitutes a single integrated publication and thus triggers the two-year statute of limitations when first published