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Washington v. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

California appellate court affirms anti-SLAPP dismissal of misappropriation claim brought against Grand Theft Auto developers


Dunn v. DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

California Court of Appeal affirms judgment in favor of defendant DreamWorks Animation on plaintiff’s breach of implied-in-fact contract claim


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


Browne v. McCain, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2009

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne brought claims for copyright infringement, vicarious copyright infringement and false association or endorsement under the Lanham Act against Senator John McCain, the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Ohio Republican Party (ORP) for the alleged improper use of Browne’ song Running on Empty in a McCain presidential campaign commercial


Briarpatch Limited LP, et al. v. Phoenix Pictures, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2009

The Second Circuit held that plaintiffs’ declaratory judgment and copyright infringement claims against Phoenix Pictures and Mike Medavoy failed because plaintiffs did not hold legal title to copyrights in the screenplay The Thin Red Line


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


Vargas, et al v Pfizer, Inc, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2009

In a copyright infringement action, the Second Circuit affirms summary judgment for defendants because plaintiffs’ expert reports and testimony asserting striking similarity were both internally and externally inconsistent and were insufficient to create a genuine issue of fact


Harrell v. Van Der Plas, et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Court grants a discretionary award of substantial attorney’s fees to plaintiff author in an action for copyright infringement because defendant publishers’ defense was “objectively unreasonable” and an award is consistent with the purpose of the Copyright Act


Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Court upholds magistrate’s order granting motion to compel production of communications between in-house counsel, client, and third party where defendant failed to establish that communications were made to third party in furtherance of common legal interest


New Form, Inc. v. Tekila Films, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Ninth Circuit affirms jury award of statutory damages for $1,312,500 for willful copyright infringement, rejecting defendants’ argument that statutory damages should be measured in relation to the fair market value of the infringed works