Clear Channel Communications Inc. and two of its subsidiaries have won the dismissal of a radio station's $9.5 million suit accusing them and Arbitron Inc. of conspiring to quash industry competition.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case in which a group of small tennis organizations accused men's professional tennis association ATP Tour Inc. of violating antitrust laws when it reconfigured its tournament system.
California's Supreme Court has refused to hear SF Weekly's challenge to its $21 million litigation loss to rival Bay Guardian Co., which sued the alternative newspaper after SF Weekly allegedly tried to run it out of business by using predatory pricing in its advertising.
A bankruptcy judge has given his blessing to The Tribune Co.'s unsecured creditors to file an unredacted version of their massive adversary complaint against the company's former management, billionaire Sam Zell, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Morgan Stanley Co. and others over their roles in a leveraged buyout that the creditors say was "tainted from start to finish" and killed the company.
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the National Football League and its players union in a lawsuit filed by six former players who wanted to hold the entities liable for the $20 million they lost in a Ponzi scheme run by hedge fund manager Kirk Wright.
The owner of a small movie theater in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been arrested and charged with misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars of investor funds.
Motorola Mobility Inc. has launched an action in the U.S. International Trade Commission accusing Microsoft Corp. of importing Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment consoles that infringe five patents covering digital video coding and transmission.
The U.S. Tennis Association has filed suit to prevent Olympus Corp. of the Americas from bailing on a multiyear sponsorship of the U.S. Open, claiming the camera company fabricated a conflict with Panasonic Corp. in order to break the contract and save roughly $12 million.
A federal judge has tossed all but one of the five counterclaims brought by the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby, who are seeking to terminate Marvel's rights to the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, the X-Men and other superhero characters.
Cox Communications Inc. has struck a deal that resolves its competition concerns over an $11 billion merger between Qwest Communications International Inc. and CenturyLink Inc., putting the tie-up one step closer to winning approval from regulators.
A federal appeals court has denied efforts by the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District, the owner of the Superdome in New Orleans, to force a Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. subsidiary into arbitration to resolve a dispute over bonding to fund stadium repairs after Hurricane Katrina.
British Sky Broadcasting PLC told a U.K. competition authority on Monday that it would remain independent even if News Corp.'s proposed takeover is finalized, the same day the Church of England said the $12.6 billion deal would allow the U.S. media giant to dominate the British media landscape.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., asked federal antitrust regulators Monday to examine whether Comcast Corp. jumped the gun by announcing its proposed leadership for NBC Universal Inc. before the cable giant's $37 billion deal to take control of NBC has gone through.
A federal judge has ruled that Chubb Corp. subsidiary Federal Insurance Co., which insured nutrition company ISS Research LLC, does not need to pay more than $800,000 to cover a lawsuit alleging ISS used an ex-football player's likeness in an ad without permission.
A federal judge has ordered gossip blog publisher Gawker Media LLC to remove excerpts of a yet-to-be-released book by Sarah Palin in response to a copyright infringement suit by Palin's publisher, HarperCollins Publishers LLC.
Live Nation Worldwide Inc., the world's largest concert promoter, has sued former Chairman Michael Cohl for allegedly failing to pay $5.35 million to retain certain tour promotion rights and to be released from a noncompete clause in his employment contract.
A federal court has allowed an Iraq war sergeant to proceed with his breach of contract and right of publicity suit alleging the main character in the award-winning movie “The Hurt Locker” was based on his life without his consent, though it ordered the case to be transferred to California.
The owner of Westin Hilton Head Island Resort in South Carolina and Westin La Paloma Resort and Country Club in Tucson, Ariz., has filed for bankruptcy as its lenders, JPMorgan Chase & Co. affiliates, look to secure a receiver.
A bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $42 million credit bid by senior lenders to purchase Thompson Publishing Group Inc.’s assets after the company failed to attract any competing offers.
Darwin Select Insurance Co. wants to rescind a media liability coverage policy it issued to online porn company RK Netmedia Inc., which is facing a $75 million copyright infringement lawsuit from Warner Music Group.