The Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday that Madison Square Garden LP must stop withholding access to high-definition versions of its regional sports channels from Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc., saying MSG's offer of only standard channels is anti-competitive.
A New York state judge ruled Thursday that fraud claims could remain in a case alleging that a 2008 audit by KPMG LLP allowed Dallas private equity investor and former Texas Rangers owner Tom Hicks to cheat lenders out of $525 million in debt.
A documentary filmmaker sued her former cinematographer in New York on Tuesday, alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract after the camerawoman allegedly misappropriated footage for a film of her own.
A California judge on Thursday dismissed class claims that Facebook Inc. violated state laws by posting ads featuring the names and likenesses of minor users without first getting their parents’ permission, finding the allegations were preempted by federal law.
A New York bankruptcy judge on Thursday refused to approve bankrupt Borders Group Inc.'s plan to sell its intellectual property to former rival Barnes & Noble Inc. for $13.9 million, citing privacy concerns related to the transfer of customer lists.
StubHub Inc. and the Philadelphia Phillies were hit with a putative class action in California federal court last week accusing the companies of unfairly withholding the original value of tickets bought through StubHub's resale marketplace.
A suspected member of hacking collective LulzSec was arrested Thursday for allegedly helping to attack the computer systems of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. and steal confidential information.
Fiore Films LLC urged a California court on Tuesday to toss actor Joe Pesci's claims that producers reneged on a $3 million agreement giving him a significant role in an upcoming mob movie, arguing that the lawsuit is just a bid to boost Pesci's career.
Former 2 Live Crew member and current Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Luther Campbell added his voice to the clamor against Nevin Shapiro on Tuesday, filing a Florida state court suit accusing the imprisoned Ponzi schemer of defamation.
The Federal Circuit on Thursday overturned an order barring Floyd & Buss LLP from representing Shared Memory Graphics LLC in its patent suit over graphics accelerator technology, saying a previous agreement barred defendant Nintendo Co. Ltd. from claiming a conflict of interest.
A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday ruled that rapper 50 Cent did not crib content from a writer’s autobiography for use in his own film and companion album, finding the author hadn’t demonstrated his story was sufficiently unique to merit copyright protection.
A British tribunal refused Thursday to force the government to give Bloomberg News the names of companies that sought permission to export military goods to Iran, citing concerns that European banks might drop the companies for fear of losing their U.S. licenses.
Orly Hadida, a professional matchmaker for the wealthy, sued Oprah Winfrey's best friend Gayle King on Tuesday in California court, claiming that King breached a contract to secure an appearance for her on Winfrey's show in exchange for matchmaking services.
A New York federal judge said Thursday that newly filed antitrust class actions alleging Apple Inc. and six leading publishers fixed the prices of e-books will be on hold until at least December while a venue is determined.
National Football Scouting Inc., which researches colleges football players for many NFL teams, sued sports reporter Rob Rang on Wednesday in Washington federal court alleging he published proprietary, copyrighted information from scouting reports.
Bravo Media LLC and parent company NBCUniversal Media LLC asked a Missouri federal judge on Wednesday to trim the case of a St. Louis photographer accusing the reality show “Million Dollar Decorators” of using images of his work without the proper contractual permission.
An important question is whether and to what extent new technologies that are being substituted for old forms of communication should be regulated. The answer here is not simple — it cannot be Tweeted, says Yaron Dori, co-chairman of Covington & Burling LLP's communications and media practice group.
A music producer sued rapper Jim Jones in New York federal court Wednesday for allegedly sampling a copyrighted song without permission.
Barnes & Noble Inc. told a New York bankruptcy court Wednesday that a third-party ombudsman's recommended privacy standards regarding bankrupt bookseller Borders Inc.'s customer information — which Barnes & Noble won for $13.9 million at auction last week — were too restrictive.
A California judge on Wednesday rejected a request to reconsider his dismissal of a former "The Price Is Right" model's claims that CBS Corp. and others violated a state civil rights law by purportedly firing her for getting pregnant.