On July 27th, Judge Paul G. Gardephe of the Southern District of New
York granted White House/Black Market, Inc.'s motion to remand its suit against
Cache, Inc., Rabia Farhang and Christine Broad [also referred to as Christine
Board] to the New York Supreme Court. Plaintiffs
brought claims for...
Gasper, an adult movie actor, was the president and sole
shareholder of Jules Jordan Video (JJV), the creator of the videos in which
Gasper appeared. Gasper and JJV filed a copyright action against defendants, alleging
that they had copied and sold copyrighted adult DVDs owned by JJV or Gasper and...
Recently, the Ninth
Circuit upheld breach of implied contract (a/k/a a Desny claim) and breach of confidence
claims that were filed by plaintiffs, who had unsuccessfully pitched a ghost tracking
series to defendant NBC. NBC, despite passing on plaintiffs' idea, produced a
series entitled, Ghost...
The Ninth Circuit today [May 17] issued its long-awaited opinion in Pom Wonderful LLC v. The Coca Cola Co [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ].*
Pom marketed a pomegranate-blueberry juice blend. Coca Cola marketed a juice blend named and labeled as "Pomegranate...
The Southern District of New York recently refused to
dismiss a breach of contract counterclaim asserted by the Estate of Mario Puzo
against Paramount Pictures. Paramount
Pictures Corp. v. Puzo, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139827 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 26,
2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...