'Avengers' 3D Firm Brings Patent Lawsuit Against 'Divergent' 3D Firm


Prime Focus asserts dominion over 2D-to-3D conversion technology and demands an injunction against a competitor.

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Jay Z Likely Headed to Trial in 'Big Pimpin' Sampling Lawsuit


A California federal judge on Monday was inclined to reject Osama Ahmed Fahmy’s bid for early judgment of his copyright claims against the rapper.

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Google Gets Key Ruling in Battle With Mississippi AG


In a perhaps worrisome ruling for the MPAA, a judge trumpets Google’s First Amendment rights.

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Robin Williams Restricted Exploitation of His Image for 25 Years After Death


How Robin Williams made a move that Michael Jackson hadn’t — and what other celebrities can learn from it.

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Hollywood Law Hires: Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer's Litigator Switches Firms


Hires and other moves in the entertainment law sector, including new posts for two music dealmakers.

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IMDb Preserves Legal Win Over Revelation of Actress' Age


Appeals court rules that actress’ deceased lawyer didn’t commit gross negligence and that any error in jury instructions was harmless.

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Legal Battle Over 'Voice' Singer Jumps from Kim Jong-Un to Prince


After Judith Glory Hill sues her record label for fraud, Jolene Cherry responds with a lawsuit against Prince for interference.

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How Jennifer Lawrence's "Ditzy" Character in 'American Hustle' May Be Key to Libel Lawsuit


Producers of the semi-fictional ‘American Hustle are asking a judge to kill a lawsuit by paying attention to a character of “unreliable nature.”

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Ask Appeals Court for Its Hand in Video Leak Lawsuit


The couple sued YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting video of their marriage proposal, allegedly in violation of a confidentiality agreement.

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United Talent Agency Sues Ex-Clients Over Commissions


Four lawsuits are filed including one against the executive producer of “Step Up” sequels.

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