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One of the biggest stories in legal news for the entertainment industry is the nasty, ongoing legal war between singer Kesha and her once-producer, Dr. Luke. For a refresher, see “Kesha’s Legal Woes Threatening to Make People Yell “TIMBER” for Her Career.” A few weeks ago a judge in New York denied Kesha’s request to be...
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Rita Ora, the blonde British pop-star (and actress- she plays Christian Grey’s sister in “50 Shades of Grey”) is not on the best terms right now with her label, the Jay-Z owned Roc Nation. In fact, she filed a suit against the record label in December, claiming that she’s felt neglected and under-promoted, with the goal...
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Well, surprise, surprise– Donald Trump is creating controversy. You may remember back in October when Steven Tyler pursued legal action against Trump for using Aerosmith’s song, “Dream On” at several of his events, despite apparently being acquaintances! [See: Music Mondays- Steven Tyler tells Donald Trump’s Camp to “Dream On” and Stop Using Aerosmith Classic] Now, good...
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As you may recall at the beginning of the month, we talked about the fan-made film, “Star Trek: Anaxar” and its legal struggle with CBS Studios and Paramount Pictures to allow its continued production (see: Film Fridays- Star Trek Fan Film May Not “Live Long and Prosper”) Now Trekkies everywhere may have a reason to rejoice– Axanar Productions,...
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Over the last several posts (check them out in The Hollywood Lawyer blog!) we have discussed and highlighted parts of your Feature Actor’s Agreement (FAA) that help you understand the basics of your negotiations and deal.  This week, in the final post in this series, we will review what we have covered and conclude our...
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