The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the state's retirement system must comply with newspaper publisher Union Leader Corp.'s request for retiree benefits records because the public's right to know about its tax dollars outweighs the retirees' privacy concerns.
An Illinois magistrate judge on Friday refused to split up a lawsuit claiming Lady Gaga's hit song "Judas" copied another singer's work, ruling the liability and damages issues would not be litigated separately.
The subject of the recently released documentary “Tabloid” sued Oscar-winning director Errol Morris on Wednesday, claiming he misappropriated her likeness and duped her into giving an interview for the film after falsely promising it would clear her name in a 1970s British tabloid scandal.
Time Warner Inc. has launched an unsolicited, nonbinding offer for troubled Dutch television production company Endemol that could come in as high as $1.4 billion, a representative from Endemol said Friday.
College sports' Big East Conference lodged a breach of contract suit in Rhode Island on Friday against West Virginia University over the school's plans to take off for the Big 12 Conference.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, home to the University of Southern California’s Trojan football team, sued a pair of former top stadium officials and others Thursday, claiming they diverted over $1 million in public funds through kickbacks and other means.
An investor in Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” filed a breach of contract suit against the show’s producers on Wednesday, claiming they have failed to pay her for the collateral she put up for theater space.
Books-A-Million Inc., Big Lots Inc., Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. and outdoor goods retailer REI will move into five former locations of bankrupt Borders Group Inc. in five states, landlord Brixmor Property Group Inc. announced Friday.
A judge on Thursday granted Oprah Winfrey's request to transfer a trademark suit over the "Own Your Power" phrase to New York federal court after determining that location as its proper venue.
Full Tilt Poker is nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice that will allow the shuttered online gambling site to be sold to European investors, attorneys said Friday.
Paramount Pictures Corp. on Wednesday filed a copyright infringement suit against production company International Media Films Inc., claiming International Media does not own the rights to Federico Fellini’s iconic film, “La Dolce Vita.”
A collection of media and software interest groups pushed for stronger copyright protections Wednesday in a new report released on the heels of legislation intoduced in the House aimed at fighting online piracy.
A California state judge on Friday refused Elgin Baylor's request for a new trial in his wrongful termination lawsuit against the Los Angeles Clippers, dismissing the former NBA star's contention that he had been blocked from presenting evidence about team owner Donald Sterling's alleged racism.
A California judge on Wednesday struck a negligent representation claim against Proskauer Rose LLP but refused to dismiss a former Ascent Media Group LLC executive’s legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims over the firm’s alleged conflict of interest during harassment and defamation investigations.
Mall titan Simon Property Group Inc. on Thursday filed suit in Indiana in an effort to compel the state to start collecting sales tax from Amazon.com Inc., claiming the online retailer illegally ducks tax burdens that other stores shoulder.
The NCAA asked a California federal court on Thursday to ax basketball great Bill Russell's putative class action accusing the organization of improperly profiting off his likeness, arguing that the former Boston Celtics center's antitrust claims expired decades ago.
The former lawyers for the founders of ConnectU Inc. asked a California federal judge on Thursday to allow them to collect fees due to their firm from a $65 million settlement reached in a dispute with Facebook Inc. before a third party can grab a piece of it.
The producers of the upcoming film “I, Alex Cross” launched a suit Wednesday in California to prevent Visitor Pictures LLC from trying to get compensation or credit for its alleged involvement in the film, arguing the production company had not signed a binding contract.
The Eleventh Circuit on Thursday affirmed a district court's dismissal of a suit accusing The Coca-Cola Co. of infringing a copyright on a composer's translation of a song used in promotions for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Several art museums, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Google Inc. told the Second Circuit on Wednesday that a lower court misapplied the fair-use doctrine when it found that artist Richard Prince had violated a French photographer's copyright.