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On August 16, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects Jersey Shore star Snooki’s application to trademark her nickname.

Screen Actors Guild reaches tentative settlement of the class action lawsuit accusing it of withholding millions of dollars of overseas distribution revenues from members.

Allbritton Communications seeks to throw up roadblock to [...]

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It’s been almost four months since the Screen Actors Guild’s (SAG) TV/Theatrical contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) expired. Despite forty-four days of negotiating, the two organizations have been unable to reach a new agreement. Talks between the organizations halted June 30, 2008, when Hollywood studios [...]

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It was a long, cold, and boring winter. November 5, 2007 marked the beginning of the 100 day Writers Guild of America Strike that crippled television and movie production for most of 2007 and 2008. No new episodes of beloved television shows aired for months – if at all – and the 2008 [...]

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