'Birdman' Credit Grab Was "Textbook Extortion," Says Worldview (Exclusive)


Hoyt David Morgan is suing the company for $2.7 million, and last month, got a judge to freeze ‘Birdman’ money.

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'12 Years a Slave' Draws Copyright Lawsuit Over Hans Zimmer Soundtrack


Composer Richard Friedman demands an injunction over the Oscar-winning film.

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'American Idol' Winner Files Bold Legal Claim to Escape 'Oppressive' Contracts (Exclusive)


Phillip Phillips says he’s been “manipulated” and in a move with huge implications, he is seeking to void his recording, management and merchandising deals with 19 Entertainment.

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Former Rebecca Black Manager Charged With Violating Talent Scam Prevention Act


Debra Baum could face two years in prison and $20,000 in fines.

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Blackberry Wants to Force Netflix to Develop App Through Net Neutrality Rules


CEO John Chen’s proposal sparks ridicule, including one person who compares it to forcing Disney to release “Frozen” on Laser Disc.

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Sony, Google, Apple Hit With Lawsuits Over Pre-1972 Music


The lawsuits have the potential of wiping out much older music from the Internet.

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Lionsgate Reaches Across the Globe to Punish 'Expendables 3' Leak


Company attorneys are trying to give notice of a copyright lawsuit to defendants living far, far away.

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Rihanna's Win Against Topshop Affirmed By U.K. Appeals Court


The singer prevails in showing the retailer passed off her endorsement of a jersey.

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Richard Pryor's Widow Sues Over "Swag" T-Shirt


Jennifer Lee Pryor doesn’t find an online vendor’s design so funny.

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Jeff Dunham's New Wife Sues Old Wife in Bizarre Cyberpiracy Lawsuit (Exclusive)


Paige Dunham is said to have registered AudreyDunham.com before Audrey took the name in marriage.

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