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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


California State Board of Equalization finds for taxpayer in section 1031 exchange case
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

For several years, the California Franchise Tax Board has had a project to identify and challenge certain exchanges of real property for which


Taxpayer denied deduction for spousal support payments
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The requirements of IRC Section 215 for the deduction of payments for alimony or spousal support seem straightforward and not very complicated. Based


Two taxpayers lose income tax deductions for spousal support payments
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Two recent Tax Court cases serve as a reminder that the income tax deduction for the payment of spousal support is subject to some very specific rules


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


Taxpayer falls into ordinary income trap under Section 1239
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2014

The recent case of Fish v. Commissioner (November 2013), points out a very subtle trap into which this taxpayer stumbled. The taxpayer owned a


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


The USPTO offers additional clarifications on patent eligibility
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2015

Since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its most recent ruling on patentable subject matter in June 2014, examiners, applicants, and practitioners have


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