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July 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson‘s estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from “Billie Jean,” ”Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 million the legendary producer sought in the lawsuit filed nearly...
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Ahead of 3D theatre re-release of T2 next month, [James] Cameron says he is in negotiations to oversee a new “three-film arc” if the ongoing issues with the rights to the franchise can be resolved. The rights to make the films have changed several times since the release of the first film, but under US copyright law...
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This past weekend’s Comic-Con gave us plenty to be excited about, our very own client, Mike Moh, attending a panel on Marvel’s new ABC show, “Inhumans”. The cast and crew, including Mike, who plays Triton the show, attended convention to talk more in-depth about “Inhumans” and get the mega fans of the Marvel Universe pumped...
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Two years ago, Pandora agreed to pay out $90 million over the contentious issue of streaming pre-1972 recordings.  Then, SiriusXM agreed to pay Flo & Eddie $99 million for having played The Turtles songs on its platform.  Now, Congress will deal with the contentious issue of streaming oldies tracks. Ranking member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA)...
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  Disney has become entangled in the long-running legal battle over rights to an Oscar-winning visual effects technology, and its profits on “Beauty and the Beast,” the year’s top-grossing movie so far, and two other blockbusters are in potential jeopardy. Rearden, a company founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Perlman, on Monday sued Disney in...
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