Wells Fargo Bank NA is lashing out at Centaur LLC's disclosure statement, arguing that it ignores the complexities of the bankrupt casino and racetrack operator's organizational structure, asset ownership arrangements and creditor constituencies.
Publisher Pearson PLC has agreed to purchase U.K. vocational training company Melorio PLC for £99.3 million ($143 million) in a deal aimed at strengthening Pearson's position in the vocational learning market.
A Texas-based company has launched a suit accusing Apple Inc., Sony Electronics Inc., Microsoft Corp. and others of infringing a patent covering the online distribution of music, on the heels of filing a complaint against several other online media providers over a similar patent.
A startup basketball league has sued two former employees for allegedly stealing confidential information and trade secrets to form a rival league with a nearly identical name.
Adding yet another front to its battle against major sports broadcasters and Web media powerhouses, DDB Technologies LLC has accused NHL Enterprises Inc. of infringing several patents covering technology for online simulations of live sporting events.
JPMorgan Chase Bank NA and a group of Tribune Co.'s creditors have shot back at another group of lenders seeking to derail the media company's Chapter 11 plan and disclosure statement, accusing the opposing lenders of unfair tactics.
UMG Recordings Inc. and its subsidiaries have asked a federal judge to strike affirmative defenses offered by Time Warner Inc. and the producers of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in a suit accusing them of illegally playing sound recordings owned by UMG on the television show.
A federal judge has given the copyright holders of the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock movie “Rear Window” more time to respond to a motion by director Steven Spielberg, Paramount Pictures Corp. and other movie studios seeking to dismiss claims that 2007's “Disturbia” is a knockoff of the earlier film.
In spite of recently introducing a poison pill provision to thwart billionaire investor Carl Icahn's efforts to take over the company, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says it is now in talks with Icahn to discuss ways to end the long-standing struggle for control.
A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a suit claiming that three book publishers and adult film star Heather Hunter ripped off an author's manuscript for Hunter's ghostwritten memoir “Insatiable: The Rise of a Porn Star.”
A federal judge has declined to reconsider her April ruling dismissing a suit by casino developer Lakes Entertainment Inc. accusing Milberg LLP and several former partners of extorting $18 million to settle two securities class actions.
A California woman has sued filmmaker James Cameron, News Corp. subsidiary Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and others, saying they stole elements of her book to create the blockbuster film “Avatar.”
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has decided to continue his fight with Donald Trump over the bankrupt casino company Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., appealing an order that confirmed Trump's reorganization plan over his own.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up Cablevision Systems Corp.'s challenge to an 18-year-old federal rule requiring cable television operators to carry local broadcast stations on their systems.
Citadel Broadcasting Corp. has won confirmation for a Chapter 11 reorganization plan despite stockholder Aurelius Capital Partners LP's efforts to show that the debtor had provided a lowball estimate of the company's value, curbing recovery for creditors and other parties.
International Gaming Technology has won its bid to toss rival electronic game maker Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty. Ltd.'s infringement suit over slot machine patents on the grounds that the defendant did not exercise complete authority over every step of the claimed method covered by the asserted patents.
Last week's ruling that held Lime Wire LLC responsible for its users' illegal file-sharing was a significant win for the music industry, but the jury is still out on whether the decision will have any real impact on reducing online copyright infringement.
DC Comics has sued the Los Angeles attorney who represented the heirs of now-deceased comic book authors in their bid to regain the rights to “Superman,” opening a new chapter in the long-standing feud over rights to the iconic superhero.
Philadelphia Newspapers LLC said Friday it had worked out lingering disputes with its creditors and a group of lenders that offered a winning $139 million bid for the bankrupt publisher, paving the way for an exit from Chapter 11 with a new executive at the helm.
In an effort to end a nearly yearlong Italian antitrust investigation, Google Inc. has offered to amend certain contracts to increase the transparency of how revenues from Google-administered ads are shared with website operators.