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Esplanade Productions, Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2017

District court grants motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim that Disney filmZootopia infringed his film treatment and synopsis, with leave to replead


Hit Bound Music, Ltd. v. BBC Films, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 28 2017

California district court dismisses music copyright infringement claims against BBC for lack of personal jurisdiction, holding that broadcaster’s


Corbello v DeVito
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

District court overturns jury’s finding that creators of Broadway hit “Jersey Boys” infringed on autobiography of one of Four Seasons members


Jordan-Benel v. Universal City Studios, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

Ninth Circuit affirms denial of anti-SLAPP motion in “idea theft” case stemming from alleged use of Plaintiff’s screenplay in “The Purge” film series


Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. v. ComicMix LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

District court denies motion to dismiss claim that defendants’ work infringed Plaintiff’s copyright in Dr. Seuss book Oh, the Places You’ll Go


Estate of James Oscar Smith v. Cash Money Records, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

District court holds hip-hop artist Drake’s use of 35 seconds of jazz artist’s spoken-word track is protected fair use because wording was changed


Kaseberg v. Conaco, LLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

In copyright infringement action over jokes aired on late-night show Conan, district court holds that freelance writer’s two-sentence jokes allegedly


ITN Flix, LLC v. Univision Television Group, Inc.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

In copyright dispute involving two films starring Danny Trejo as characters seeking vengeance for family’s murder, district court denied media


Mathew v. The Walt Disney Co.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

Author Royce Mathew sued The Walt Disney Co. and related entities and individuals in Florida, claiming that the studio’s “Pirates of the Caribbean”


Wilson v. Dynatone Publishing Co.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2017

John Wilson, Charles Still and Terrance Stubbs, members of 1970s rhythm-and-blues band Sly, Slick & Wicked, sued defendants Dynatone Publishing Co