Media conglomerate Tribune Co. has alleged in a lawsuit that Fox News Network LLC’s new “Red Eye” late night television program infringes the trademarks on its “Redeye” newspaper, a spin-off of the Chicago Tribune.
In a setback for NBC Universal Inc., the National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a complaint filed by two of the media and entertainment giant’s subsidiaries against a writers’ union over compensation for creating Internet programming.
A federal bankruptcy judge has reportedly approved the $4.25 million sale of liberal talk radio network Air America Radio to Stephen L. Green, the chairman of SL Green Realty Corp., inciting objections from the official committee of unsecured creditors.
A federal judge has shot down an attempt supported by Walt Disney Co. to take away the rights to the “Winnie the Pooh” trademark from the Slesinger family, the long-time licensee of the popular honey-craving bear.
Italian antitrust authorities are examining the newspaper, magazine and multimedia publishing industries in a preliminary probe into distribution and price-setting practices in the sector.
A bankruptcy judge has pushed off a hearing on Granite Broadcasting Corp.’s latest version of its exit plan to give all parties a chance to look over the revisions.
Several of Europe’s top technology and electronics companies want regulators to explain why they are dragging their feet on making a decision about a controversial copyright tax, arguing that the levy is too high.
Bondholders of Adelphia Communications Corp. have filed an objection to the cable company’s plan to hold an initial public offering of Time Warner Corp. stock as stipulated by the buyout agreement reached between the two companies.
After weeks of wrangling, a district court judge gave Adelphia Communications Corp.’s reorganization plan the green light Monday, moving the cable provider one step closer to emerging from Chapter 11.
After suffering a myriad of entertainment industry lawsuits over copyrighted contents on its site, online networking portal MySpace.com said Monday that it would experiment with a video-filtering system that will block clips containing copyrighted materials.
In a blow to Indian tribes’ sovereignty across the United States, an appeals court has found that an affluent Southern California tribe is subject to federal labor law.
A federal appeals court panel has reportedly shot down a request by Adelphia Communications Corp.’s bondholders to have a lower court decision overturned that required them to post a $1.3 billion bond in exchange for a review of the cable provider’s bankruptcy case.
The holding company once controlled by newspaper magnate Conrad Black has been given permission to plead guilty to fraud charges in conjunction with the criminal case pending against Black and his former associates.
Continuing a drawn-out squabble, Stephen Slesinger Inc. has petitioned the U.S. Patent Office to terminate Walt Disney Co.’s trademark on beloved children’s character Winnie the Pooh.
Book marketer Advanced Marketing Services Inc. has asked a bankruptcy court to approve the company’s retention bonus plan for more than 100 employees at a publishing unit the company is looking to sell this summer.
In response to Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs’ comments addressing iTunes’ antitrust issues, Norway’s Consumer Council said on Wednesday that though it praised the company for taking the issue seriously, Apple was hiding behind record companies instead of examining the key issues.
The Boston Globe has fired off a suit against a local printing firm and its employees to block them from using trade secrets the newspaper claims they stole from the Globe’s direct marketing unit.
Apple Inc. and the Beatles have managed to come together over the use of the Apple trademark to sell digital music downloads and other products.
PhatRat Technology has filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc. and Nike Inc., alleging the companies infringed its patent for measuring athletic performance with their Nike + iPod Sports Kit.
The U.S. Trustee in Granite Broadcasting Corp.'s bankruptcy has asked the judge to appoint an examiner to look into a proposed equity deal with hedge fund Silver Point Finance LLC.