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In the news…
Hollywood trade newspaper, Daily Variety, may regret suing popular punk rock band that has former entertainment lawyer, Joe Escalante, for a bassist.
Federal judge delays sentencing for a second former University of Kansas athletics official so he can help prosecutors investigate a $1 million ticket scalping scandal.
Writer of “The Exorcist” sues Warner Bros. for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty related to royalties.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino loses trademark battle for his name . . . by mere minutes.
Eighteen months after being sued for defamation on Twitter, Courtney Love set to appear in “wild” deposition.
Ninth Circuit finds Eminem entitled to more money for downloads of the rapper’s songs and ringtones.
BBC and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. escalate tensions over a racecar driver who decided to take a turn as a writer.
Eastern District of Virginia joins Ninth and Second Circuits in confirming that a copyright owner may recover profits earned through infringement in a foreign country as long as a predicate act of infringement took place in the United States.
Burglars rely on Facebook status updates to target homes for robbery.
Facing regulatory heat and antitrust investigation, Apple pulls about-face and stops barring Google and Adobe technology.
Federal judge throws out privacy claim against Michael Moore, becoming first to use state law to ban lawsuits targeting Free Speech.
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