A California judge on Wednesday tentatively tossed First California Bank’s breach of contract claim alleging Spyglass Entertainment Funding LLC failed to reimburse the bank for increased costs associated with a $275 million loan used to finance the studio's Hollywood blockbusters.
WMS Industries Inc. on Wednesday settled its patent infringement claims in Illinois against Bally Technologies Inc. over transmissive reels technology, which relates to superimposing video content over a mechanical reel slot machine.
Health care company Healix Inc. on Tuesday sued two video game publishing companies in Texas federal court, saying they are improperly demanding that Healix pay part of a $7.3 million arbitration award in underlying litigation over a video game publishing contract.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to split up discovery in a Louisiana suit claiming Kevin Costner and others duped Stephen Baldwin and another investor into selling their interest in an oil cleanup company while completing a $52 million deal with BP PLC.
A consumer launched a putative class action against Dish Network LLC in Colorado on Tuesday alleging the satellite television provider was responsible for dozens of unwanted, unsolicited telemarketing phone calls, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Viacom Inc. and other targets of a contract and copyright lawsuit brought in Florida by the bankruptcy trustee for the estate of boy-band impresario Lou Pearlman over the MTV show “Making the Band” settled the suit for $7.5 million on Monday.
A New York federal jury on Friday handed down a $10 million verdict against AOL Inc., finding the company’s online parental control features infringed a patent held by Bascom Global Internet Services Inc.
Universal Music Group Inc. sued an American International Group Inc. affiliate in California on Tuesday to recoup $15 million it paid to settle a class action filed by jazz trumpeter Chet Baker's estate seeking unpaid royalties for unlicensed songs from major record labels.
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday struck back at Roger Clemens' request for the government to cover the costs of his first criminal perjury trial, saying the ex-baseball pro has no legal basis to ask for sanctions.
Rakuten Inc. will acquire Canadian e-book seller Kobo Inc. for $315 million in cash as part of its global expansion of its e-commerce business, the Japan-based online retailer announced Tuesday.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. and Live Nation Entertainment Inc. on Monday asked the judge overseeing multidistrict litigation accusing them of monopolizing the market for live rock concert tickets to decertify five classes in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Dukes v. Wal-Mart.
Online advertiser ScanScout on Tuesday settled the Federal Trade Commission's claims that it deceived consumers into thinking they could opt out of targeted ads by changing the privacy settings for cookies on their Web browsers.
The former director of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” on Tuesday filed a copyright infringement and breach of contract suit against the musical’s producers, claiming they continued to use her creative contributions without compensation or royalty payments after she left the show.
Media consultant PHD Media LLC was smacked with a class action in California on Tuesday alleging it sent unsolicited text messages to cellphone users on behalf of an anti-smoking group.
A former parking production assistant lodged a wage-and-hour class action in New York federal court Tuesday, accusing HBO Films, Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. and other studios and production companies of failing to pay overtime.
Television infomercial personalities Linda Woolf and David Gengler lost a bid Tuesday to dodge the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's suit in Virginia federal court alleging they made millions using false and misleading statements to sell a get-rich-quick stock trading system.
A member of the so-called Portland Seven terrorist cell on Thursday sued Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. and others behind the film “The Next Three Days” in California, alleging the film used his likeness without permission and wrongly depicted him as a fugitive.
A federal judge in Washington state on Monday tossed some claims from singer George Clinton's malpractice lawsuit against intellectual property boutique Hendricks & Lewis PLLC, ruling the Funkadelic frontman cannot challenge the enforceability of a fee agreement upheld in earlier arbitration.
Muhammad Ali's publicity manager resolved its row with Kobo Inc. on Tuesday in New York federal court over Kobo's use of Ali's "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" trademarked quote to advertise its electronic reading device.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied the U.S. trustee’s bid to slash more than $350,000 from the tab of the Los Angeles Dodgers LLC’s counsel — Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP — finding that the questioned work was essential to the case.