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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


Milne, et al. v. Stephen Slesinger, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2009

The district court grants Disney’s motion for summary judgment, dismissing Slesinger’s copyright, trademark and trade dress infringement claims relating to the Winnie the Pooh characters; the court also grants Disney’s motion for summary adjudication of Slesinger’s claims based on judicial estoppel


The Weinstein Company v. Smokewood Entertainment Group, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2009

In a breach of contract action, the district court grants defendant producer’s motion to dismiss claims by The Weinstein Company, holding that parties’ oral negotiations for licensing and distribution rights to the motion picture Push, allegedly confirmed by an email exchange, do not constitute a writing that satisfies Section 204 of the Copyright Act


Redbox Automated Retail LLC v. Universal City Studios LLLP, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2009

Court denies defendant movie studio’s motion for summary judgment on anti-trust claims, holding that plaintiff sufficiently pled a Sherman Act violation by alleging that the studio induced or convinced others; court dismisses tortious interference and copyright misuse claims


Armstrong v. Eagle Rock Entertainment, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2009

Defendant Eagle Rock Entertainment released a DVD entitled “Mahavishnu Orchestra, Live at Montreux, 1984, 1974” which includes video and still pictures of plaintiff Ralphe Armstrong, a professional bass player and a member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra in 1974


MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2009

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (Blizzard) is the creator and operator of the popular online computer game World of Warcraft (WoW


CBS Interactive Inc. v. National Football League Players Association, Inc., et al
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2009

Defendant National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) acts as the exclusive collective bargaining representative for active players in the National Football League (NFL). Individual NFL players assign their Group Licensing Rights to NFLPA and its licensing affiliates


Latimore v. NBC Universal, Inc., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2009

On its own motion, the court dismissed Sonya Latimore’s complaint for copyright infringement and breach of contract against defendants, including NBC Universal, Inc. and Kim Fuller, a partner of McCreary & Fuller Public Relations Corp


Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. v. Hendrixlicensing.com, LTD
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2011

In a case regarding Jimi Hendrix’s right of publicity, the court found that the choice-of-law provisions of the Washington Personality Rights Act directing the application of Washington law regardless of the law of the domicile of the individual at the time of death was arbitrary and unfair, and declared the provisions unconstitutional


Stan Lee Media, Inc. v. Conan Sales Co., LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2012

District court denies plaintiff’s motion to void 2002 bankruptcy order approving settlement transferring intellectual property rights in "Conan the Barbarian" character to defendants, holding that plaintiff failed to establish any due process violations or fraud on the court voiding the order