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Mayimba Music, Inc. v. Sony Corporation of America
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

District court suspends previous finding that pop star Shakira's song "Loca" infringed Dominican songwriter's copyright, in light of newly discovered


Wilson v. The Walt Disney Company
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

In copyright infringement action concerning trailer for Disney's blockbuster film Frozen court denied both parties' motions for summary judgment


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


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


Lenz v. Universal Music Corporation
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2013

District court denies parties’ motions for cross summary judgment on plaintiff's claim of misrepresentation under the DMCA, which claim is based on defendant's takedown notice for plaintiff's YouTube video of her toddler dancing to the Prince song Let's Go Crazy, finding that defendant's failure to include a fair use analysis in its takedown review did not constitute subjective willful blindness, and that plaintiff was not precluded as a matter of law from recovering damages in connection with getting her video restored


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


Gaylord v. United States
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

In copyright infringement action against U.S. Postal Service, Federal Circuit holds that plaintiff is entitled to collect as damages reasonable royalties and prejudgment interest, and that damages are not strictly limited by government policies respecting maximum licensing fees or policies against payment of royalties


Mattel v. MGA Entertainment
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

Ninth Circuit vacates jury verdict and related damages, fees and costs award in connection with MGA’s misappropriation of trade secrets counterclaim, finding that that counterclaim was not compulsory and not permissible, and affirms attorneys’ fees and costs awarded to MGA under the Copyright Act


Washington v. National Football League
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2012

District court grants NFL’s motion to dismiss class action filed by former football players alleging that, by not allowing the players the rights to game films and images from the games in which they played, the NFL is monopolizing the market for former players’ likenesses, in violation of antitrust laws


New Sensations, Inc. v. Does 1-1,474
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2011

District court grants motion of defendants, users of peer-to-peer file sharing network, to dismiss andor quash subpoena in copyright action, concluding that, based on publically available information, plaintiff, license owner of copyrighted adult film, did not have good-faith basis to believe that venue was proper and jurisdiction was attainable