Frederick E. Bouchat has once again alleged copyright infringement against the Baltimore Ravens and the National Football League (NFL) over the
Following the lead of several other countries, including New Zealand, France, South Korea, and Ireland, the United States has now implemented a
A New Zealand court of appeals has handed the US Government a major victory in its ongoing battle to extradite the owners of the foreign corporation
A major ruling looms in the highprofile copyright piracy case against Megaupload Limited, the Internet filehosting empire whose websites were shutdown and whose domain names were seized by the US Department of Justice in January following the indictment and arrest of the companys owners in connection with their alleged operation of an organization dedicated to copyright infringement
What started as a copyright litigation between two relatively minor parties has morphed into an appeal before the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that has seen amici briefs from the likes of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Google, and Facebook.
Major players in the entertainment industry should be aware of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television, Inc., 649 F.3d 975 (9th Cir. 2011), a case regarding a pitch for a television show concept.
On February 22, 2011, Judge Alvin Hellerstein of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York threw out a copyright infringement suit regarding NBC's popular reality series The Biggest Loser.
On November 5, 2010, X17, Inc., a paparazzi photo agency, filed suit against Hollywood.com, LLC, owner, operator, and publisher of a series of popular celebrity fan sites and blogs, including www.hollywood.com and www.worldofjustin.com (dedicated to all things Justin Timberlake).