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Music Mondays: Entertainment Industry Can Reopen Under New Public Health Orders

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Things to Know Before Seeking Help From an Entertainment Lawyer

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One such area is entertainment law, in which professionals within the entertainment industry — such as musicians, artists, agencies, studios, or directors — hire a lawyer to satisfy a need for them.

Things to Know Before Seeking Help From an Entertainment Lawyer

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One such area is entertainment law, in which professionals within the entertainment industry — such as musicians, artists, agencies, studios, or directors — hire a lawyer to satisfy a need for them.

Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities?

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The entertainment industry can be rife with legal challenges and issues, and celebrities are not immune from encountering these types of problems. The post Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities? In addition to the celebrities, producers and directors may also experience legal hurdles while they work within the industry. Explicit terms and conditions established within legally binding contracts govern nearly every aspect of […].

Entertainment Lawyer’s and the Types of Fee Structures They Use

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Legal professionals can focus their practice on various areas and can help you avoid a wide range of legal hassles that may arise within the context of the entertainment industry.

Floyd Mayweather, Promotion Company Sue PAC Entertainment for Breach of Contract

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Mayweather's promotion company says that PAC Entertainment Worldwide missed a $30 million payment deadline. Sports boxing floyd mayweather lawsuit logan paul mayweather promotions pac entertainment

Gaming company Caesars Entertainment sues insurers for more than $2B over COVID-19 losses

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Caesars Entertainment , one of the largest gaming companies in the United States owning more than 50 properties globally, sued more than 36 of its insurers on Monday in US federal court in the District of Nevada.

Music Mondays: Nickelback Sued for Copyright Infringement.

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Kirk Johnston, a former member of the band Snowblind Revival, has sued Nickleback for alleged copyright infringement over their hit song “Rockstar.”

Music Mondays: Nicole Scherzinger Faces Lawsuit For Obstructing The Pussycat Dolls Reunion

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The Pussycat Dolls, founded in 1995, dissolved their group in 2010 but announced a reunion before the pandemic in 2019. Now the tour is on hold, and a lawsuit has been filed against Nicole Scherzinger for “extortion,” claims Robin Antin, the choreographer who first assembled the group.

Film Friday – SAG-AFTRA Health Plan Faces Age-Discrimination Lawsuit

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A federal judge has formally denied SAG-AFTRA’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought y Ed Asner and nine other union members in Edward Asner et al. the SAG-AFTRA Health Plan et al.

Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities?

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The entertainment industry can be rife with legal challenges and issues, and celebrities are not immune from encountering these types of problems. The post Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities? In addition to the celebrities, producers and directors may also experience legal hurdles while they work within the industry. Explicit terms and conditions established within legally binding contracts govern nearly every aspect of […].

Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities?

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The entertainment industry can be rife with legal challenges and issues, and celebrities are not immune from encountering these types of problems. The post Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities? In addition to the celebrities, producers and directors may also experience legal hurdles while they work within the industry. Explicit terms and conditions established within legally binding contracts govern nearly every aspect of […].

Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities?

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The entertainment industry can be rife with legal challenges and issues, and celebrities are not immune from encountering these types of problems. The post Do Entertainment Legal Professionals Work With Celebrities? In addition to the celebrities, producers and directors may also experience legal hurdles while they work within the industry. Explicit terms and conditions established within legally binding contracts govern nearly every aspect of […].

You Deserve Strong Legal Representation From an Entertainment Lawyer

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Legal professionals who focus their practice on entertainment law are in great demand in showbusiness. Garnering the respect of people within the entertainment industry often requires exceptional skill in many areas and a track record of success on clients’ behalf.

Film Fridays – “Castlevania” Producer Sues Netflix Over Spinoff

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Netflix’s animated series Castlevania producer Adi Shankar sued the company and fellow producer Kevin Kolde over breach of contract.

Film Fridays – Is A Strike Brewing? 60K IATSE Members Have Contracts Under Negotiation

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Contracts for 60,000 members of the IATSE union expired on September 10. The union leadership is fighting for “reasonable rest during and between workdays and on the weekend, equitable pay on streaming productions, and a livable wage floor.”

Music Mondays – Sex Pistols’ Frontman Loses Licensing Lawsuit Against Bandmates

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Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon lawsuit against his former bandmates, Steve Jones and Paul Cook, over his licensing of the band’s music for Danny Boyle’s FX adaption of Jones’s memoir, “Lonely Boy: Tale From A Sex Pistol.”

Film Fridays – Halle Berry Sued By UFC Fighter Over New Netflix Film “Bruised”

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Cat Zingano is a UFC fighter that auditioned for a role in Halle Berry’s directorial debut on Netflix, “Bruised.”

Film Fridays- Paramount Sues Insurance Company Over $100M Policy Payout

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Paramount has sued its insurance company, Federal Insurance Company, over breach of contract for not covering Covid-19 costs on Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible 7. The film’s production shut down both in Italy and the U.K.

Music Mondays – Nickelback Sued Over Copyright Infringement For Their 2005 Song “Rockstar”

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Songwriter Kirk Johnston has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Nickelback, Roadrunner Records, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., and Live Nation over the band’s 2005 song “Rockstar.”

Film Fridays – California Approves $420M in New Incentives for Film and TV Projects

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New legislation in California benefitting the entertainment industry would invest into the California incentive program by $330 million over two years, and it includes a diversity requirement to reflect California’s population.

Film Friday – Gerard Butler Claims He Is Owed $10M By Producers For “Olympus Has Fallen”

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Gerard Butler alleges fraud against Nu Image, Millennium Media, and Padre Nuestro Productions. Butler claims that he is owed $10+ million from the success of Olympus Has Fallen, the 2013 blockbuster, about an assault on the White House.

Music Mondays: Major Music Labels Sue Charter Communications For $400M Over Copyright Infringement

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Universal Music Corp, Capitol Records, Universal Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, and Sony Music Publishing, the suit accuses Charter of having “knowingly contributed to, and reaped substantial profits from, massive copyright infringement committed by thousands of its subscribers”.

Music Mondays: $7.25M Lawsuit Against Bob Dylan Dismissed

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In New York, a Judge dismissed a lawsuit against Bob Dylan, seeking $7.25M in royalties by one of Dylan’s co-writers, Levy.

Film Fridays- Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Profit

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Disney is facing a lawsuit brought on by Scarlett Johansson over breach of contract and loss of earnings. Scarlett’s recent blockbuster film, “Black Widow,” had its theatrical run cut by Disney’s decision to move it to streaming, in a growing trend to hybridize film releases.

Music Mondays: Former Halo Composer Charged with Contempt of Court

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Video game composer Martin O’Donnell was found in contempt of court and now is ordered to pay upwards of $100,000 to cover all costs associated with attorney fees for this case, etc. The lawsuit is based on him sharing/selling tracks he’d helped score for the game Destiny for Bungie.

Music Mondays: U.K. Publisher Sues Brown and Sony Over Copyright Infringement

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” They filed a lawsuit naming Sony Music Entertainment, Chris Brown, and Chris Brown TV for copyright infringement over “Privacy,” Brown’s 2017 hit, and Jamaica-born Red […].

Music Mondays: 75% of TikTok Users Say They Discover New Artists On The Platform

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A new report from TikTok revealed that 75% of its U.S.

Film Fridays: Lifetime Television Wins 2013 Lawsuit Against “Romeo Killer”

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An eight-year lawsuit has finally come to an end for Lifetime Television. A judge has ruled in their favor stating that they did not over fictionalized the movie “Romeo Killer,” and therefore protected under the first amendment and deemed newsworthy.

Music Mondays: 50% of Chris Isaak’s Catalog Now Owned By Primary Wave Music

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In a multi-million-dollar purchase, Primary Wave Music became the new owner of 50% of Grammy-nominated musician, Chris Isaak, catalog. The deal encompasses Isaak’s biggest hits: Blue Hotel, San Francisco Days, Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing, Somebody’s Crying, and Wicked Game.

Film Fridays: Hulu Sued For $1.5M Over Unpaid Fees On ‘Boss Level’

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A new lawsuit has hit Hulu over unpaid wages and fees. Blumhouse Productions, who helped remake “Boss Level.” ” They were supposed to be paid around $1M for recutting the movie, and now they are suing for $1.5 million.

Music Mondays: A Tribe Called Quest Says They Never Authorized an NFT of Their Catalog

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stake in the first five albums of A Tribe Called Quest and producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad was sold as an NFT (non-fungible token) on Royalty Exchange NFT, unbeknownst to the band.

Film Fridays – Disney Sued By Insurance Company Over Covid Shut-Down Claims

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The Walt Disney Company and Fireman’s Fund Insurance are headed to court over a $10M lawsuit by the Fireman insurance company.

Music Mondays: Roc-A-Fella Sues Dash Over His Attempted NFT Auction

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Damon Dash is being sued by Roc-A-Fella, the company that he co-founded, for attempting to auction off Jay-Z’s 1996 album, “Reasonable Doubt,” as an NFT.

Film Fridays – MSNBC’s Newsroom Employees Unionize

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The Writers Guild of America East has confirmed that 204 employees of the MSNBC’s newsroom bargaining unit “have signed a petition to recognize the guild as their bargaining representative and that more are expected to sign up in the coming days.”

Music Mondays: Megan Stallion, Juicy J, and Young Dolph Faced with $600K Copyright Lawsuit

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Midnight Syndicate, a popular band of the Halloween genre, filed a copyright claim against producer Juicy J, Megan thee Stallion, Paper Route Empire, and Empire Music.

Film Fridays: Amazon Enters Deal to Acquire MGM Studios for $8.45 billion

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Amazon Inc is making a big push into the entertainment field by acquiring MGM Studios in a deal worth $8.45 billion. MGM is one of the oldest studios in Hollywood, founded in 1924 when films were still silent.

Music Mondays: Twitch Hit With 1,000 Copyright Infringement Claims

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Twitch was recently hit with nearly 1,000 new copyright infringement takedown orders “over the use of copyrighted music played in the background of recorded VODs (on-demand videos).”

Film Fridays – Lawsuit Against Disney Over “Zootopia” Storyline Under Review By Judge

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A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge announced that he would be looking over a 2018 case filed by Gary Goldman against Disney over “breach of implied-in-fact contract, breach of confidence and unfair competition.”