Month

July 2018
Glassnote Records, the label that’s home to such critically lauded acts as Phoenix and Aurora, is asking a New York court to determine whether Donald Glover, whose stage name is Childish Gambino, has a claim to royalties he says should be paid to him for non-interactive streams of his music. Since signing with Glassnote in...
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Director Guillermo del Toro is celebrating after beating a plagiarism lawsuit over his Academy Award winning sci-fi romance The Shape of Water. A federal judge has dismissed the legal action brought against him in February (18), just ahead of the Oscars ceremony, by representatives overseeing the estate of playwright Paul Zindel, who accused the filmmaker...
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Congrats to The Hollywood Lawyer clients, Cindera Che and Myles Yaksich, who are both winners in the Asians on Film Festival of Shorts Spring Quarter. Cindera Che won Best Actress for her role in Poppies, while filmmaker Myles Yaksich received an Honorable Mention for the same film! Check out the full list of winners here. ————————————————————————————————————————– Disclaimer: Please...
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A jury has found that Dr Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics owe a former partner $25.2m in royalties. The Los Angeles superior court jury found by a narrow 9-3 margin that Beats breached a contract with and his company Jibe Audio. The suit said Lamar in 2006 came to...
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The settlement comes in a lawsuit over customers who bought a box set advertising “all” Bond films who didn’t get ‘Casino Royale’ and ‘Never Say Never Again.’ Assuming all die-hards who purchased the 50th anniversary James Bond DVD box set wish to get their hands on the 007 movie in which David Niven played the...
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