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FREE DOWNLOAD: The Shirelles Sue Over Broadway Show 'Baby It's You'
Posted on 5 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

View or download the entire complaint from Lee, et al. vs. Warner Bros., et al., 651100-2011 (NY Sup Ct, NY Co. 4-26-11) View or download information on The Shirelles' trademark For more information about LexisNexis products and solutions connect... Read More

Mike Tyson’s Face Tattoo Artist Sues Over Reproduction In ‘Hangover 2’ — Free Download
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

While in Las Vegas, S. Victor Whitmill applied an original tattoo to the side of boxer Mike Tyson's face. Mr. Whitmill registered a copyright in the tattoo, and Mike Tyson signed a release acknowledging that all artwork, sketches, drawings and photographs... Read More

Warner Bros. Counterpunches In Round 2 Of Copyright Lawsuit Involving Tyson, Tattoos, 'Hangover II'
Posted on 26 May 2011 by Travis Burchart

Two recent filings in the Mike Tyson tattoo/ Hangover II copyright lawsuit have shed some light on the relevant and novel issues to be addressed. On May 20, Warner Brothers filed its motion/memorandum in opposition to tattoo artist, S. Victor Whitmill's... Read More

Warner Bros. Attorney: Charlie Sheen's 'Moral Turpitude' Was Grounds For Firing
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by Gregg Lawson

LOS ANGELES - Facing the threat of litigation from Charlie Sheen and his lawyer, the attorney for Warner Bros. Television said in a letter that the " Two and a Half Men " stars' "moral turpitude," which includes furnishing cocaine... Read More

Tattoo Artist Denied Injunction In ‘Hangover II’ Tattoo Copyright Suit Against Warner Bros.
Posted on 27 May 2011 by Travis Burchart

On May 24, the Honorable Catherine D. Perry issued an oral opinion denying S. Victor Whitmill a preliminary injunction in his tattoo copyright suit against Warner Brothers and the Hangover II ( S. Victor Whitmill vs. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. ,... Read More

5 Film Studios Sue Hotfile For Copyright Infringement
Posted on 10 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Five major film studios have filed a copyright infringement suit against Hotfile Corp., a website that lets its subscribers download from a library of thousands of movies and TV shows. In the suit filed in federal court in Miami, the studios... Read More

Ga. Mom Sues Tyra Banks After Teen Appears On Show
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) A Georgia woman is suing Tyra Banks for $3 million after she said her 15-year-old daughter appeared without her permission on an episode of Banks' talk show about teen sex addicts. In a lawsuit filed Oct. 8 in federal court in Atlanta... Read More

Charlie Sheen Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Warner Bros.
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - (AP) Charlie Sheen brought his verbal war against Warner Bros. and the executive producer of "Two and a Half Men" to the courtroom on Thursday, filing a $100 million lawsuit seeking to recoup his salary and wages for the... Read More

Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Zediva Over Movie Streaming
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Hollywood movie studios are challenging a gutsy startup that thought it had found a loophole to make the latest hit movies available for instant viewing online long before they are available on Netflix or Redbox. Zediva tried to circumvent... Read More