Golden Globes Broadcast Fight Heads To Trial

Law360, New York (August 9, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday said the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s suit against Dick Clark Productions Inc. over broadcasting rights to the star-studded Golden Globes award show would head to trial at the end of the month. 

U.S. District Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank denied a majority of both parties’ motions for summary judgment, saying there were genuine disputes of material fact over the award show’s licensing rights agreement.

"We look forward to proceeding to trial and vindicating our rights,” said Aida Takla-O'Reilly, president of HFPA,...
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