Judge Orders Settlement Talks In Golden Globes Fight

Law360, Los Angeles (November 30, 2011, 9:13 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Golden Globes producer Dick Clark Productions to renew mediation efforts in their contract fight over broadcast licensing rights for the awards show, ahead of a Jan. 24 bench trial date.

U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz issued the order near the close of a hearing Wednesday, after an attorney for nonparty NBCUniversal Inc., which signed a contested agreement with Dick Clark to broadcast the awards show from 2012 to 2018, urged the judge...
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