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Quentin Tarantino v. Gawker Media, LLC et al
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May 08, 2014
Tarantino Drops Suit Against Gawker Over 'Hateful Eight'
Director Quentin Tarantino abruptly dropped his copyright infringement lawsuit against Gawker Media LLC late Wednesday, ending for now his action accusing the blog empire of illegally helping leak his screenplay for the planned Western "The Hateful Eight."
May 02, 2014
Tarantino Says Gawker Directly Infringed In Copyright Row
Director Quentin Tarantino struck back against Gawker Media LLC over the leak of his screenplay for "The Hateful Eight" in California federal court on Thursday, filing an amended complaint with a new claim for direct copyright infringement against the blog network.
April 22, 2014
Gawker Wins Dismissal Of Tarantino's Copyright Suit
A California federal judge on Tuesday tossed Quentin Tarantino's copyright infringement lawsuit against Gawker Media LLC over the leak of his screenplay for "The Hateful Eight," finding that he failed to allege sufficient facts to support his contributory infringement claim, but giving the writer-director time to amend his complaint.
April 01, 2014
Gawker Says Tarantino Can't Back Up Copyright Suit
Gawker Media LLC told a California federal judge on Monday that director Quentin Tarantino could not cite "even a single case" of a publication being found liable for linking to infringing material as part of a news report — the site's latest push for dismissal of the director's copyright infringement suit over a leaked screenplay.
March 25, 2014
Tarantino Says Gawker Can't Claim Fair Use For Script Leak
Academy Award-winning director Quentin Tarantino shot back Monday against a claim by Gawker Media LLC's that its alleged leak of a screenplay for a Western called "The Hateful Eight" was protected by the fair use doctrine, saying Gawker failed to meet the standards needed to prove fair use.
March 10, 2014
Gawker Says Tarantino Script Links Were Fair Use
Gawker Media LLC asked a California federal judge on Monday to toss Quentin Tarantino's copyright infringement lawsuit over the leak of his screenplay for a Western called "The Hateful Eight," saying the publication of links to a third-party posting of the script was legal fair use.
January 27, 2014
Quentin Tarantino Sues 'Predatory' Gawker Over Script Leak
Director Quentin Tarantino sued Gawker Media for copyright infringement Monday in California federal court over the digital media company's publication of a leaked screenplay for his upcoming Western "The Hateful Eight," blasting the company for "predatory journalism."