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Hit Bound Music, Ltd. v. BBC Films, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 28 2017

California district court dismisses music copyright infringement claims against BBC for lack of personal jurisdiction, holding that broadcaster’s


Estate of James Oscar Smith v. Cash Money Records, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

District court holds hip-hop artist Drake’s use of 35 seconds of jazz artist’s spoken-word track is protected fair use because wording was changed


Jules Jordan Video, Inc. v. 144942 Canada Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2010

Ninth Circuit holds that adult filmmaker’s right of publicity claim under California state law is preempted by the federal Copyright Act and that the district court erred in entering judgment as a matter of law that plaintiff employee lacked standing to sue for infringement under the “work for hire” doctrine where plaintiff employer and plaintiff employee were one and the same


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


Lombardo v. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

In dispute over play based on a character from Dr. Seuss book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” district court dismisses playwright’s tort claims


Tresona Multimedia, LLC v. Burbank High School Vocal Music Association
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

District court holds that director of school show choir that inspired TV series "Glee" is


Napoleon Pictures Limited v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

Appellate court affirms trial court's judgment in dispute over royalties for video sales for 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite, holding that alleged


Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

District court grants summary judgment in favor of plaintiff Capitol Records on its copyright claims against ReDigi, online “reseller” of pre-owned


Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

On en banc rehearing, Ninth Circuit vacates earlier decision of three-judge panel and holds that the Copyright Act does not preempt plaintiffs’ state law claims for breach of implied contract and breach of confidence, even where the use of an idea is conditioned on the granting of a partnership interest in the proceeds of the production, rather than the payment of money


Hart v. Electronic Arts, Inc.,
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Third Circuit reverses district court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing claim of plaintiff, former college football player, for violating his