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Supreme Court Has Shifted Copyright Risk to Entertainment Studios (Guest Column)

Why the "Raging Bull" ruling this week could have a big impact going forward.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterAug 13th, 2019

"Raging Bull" copyright fight headed for U.S. Supreme Court

By Lawrence Hurley and Erin Geiger Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emotionally raw boxing movie "Raging Bull" may have come out 33 years ago, but a copyright fight over an early screenplay has found its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court on T.....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooAug 14th, 2019

Supreme Court Revives ‘Raging Bull’ Copyright Case

It’s not a total TKO, but the Supreme Court today gave the green light to Paula Petrella to take her Raging Bull copyright lawsuit against MGM back into the ring. The court held on a 6-3 vote that Petrella, daughter of deceased screenwriter Frank Pe.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 19th, 2014

Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 25th, 2014

Among Pressing Campaign Issues, Don’t Forget About Copyright (Guest Column)

Last week, CreativeFuture and Copyright Alliance partnered to send an Open Letter to Political Candidates reminding them that copyright drives creativity and innovation. Over 35,000 signatures from individuals in film, television, music, book publishing, .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 8th, 2016

Supreme Court revives "Raging Bull" lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a copyright lawsuit over the 1980 Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull" can go forward, a decision that could open Hollywood studios to more claims from people seeking a share of profits from c.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 19th, 2014

Marty Adelstein Sets Joint Venture With ITV Studios US To Launch Tomorrow ITV Studios

ITV Studios US Group has finalized a joint venture agreement with Marty Adelstein to launch Tomorrow ITV Studios, a scripted studio under the umbrella of ITV Studios US Group. Adelstein had been in talks with ITV Studios for a few months. The two already .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 29th, 2019

Emmys "Nightmare": Limo Arrivals Downsized, Carpools Encouraged

NBC shifted the awards show to Monday this year to avoid a conflict with an NFL preseason game, but it's causing logistical headaches for planners. NBC shifted the awards show to Monday this year to avoid a conflict with an NFL preseason game, but it's ca.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMay 6th, 2019

"Raging Bull" copyright fight goes to a second round

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the daughter of a deceased screenwriter a second chance to fight movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc over her claim it infringed the copyright of an early screenplay for what became the iconic .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 19th, 2014

"Raging Bull" copyright fight heads to second round

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the daughter of a deceased screenwriter a second chance to fight movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc[MGMYR.UL] for allegedly infringing on the copyright of an early screenpla.....»»

Category: moviesSource: yahooMay 19th, 2014

Court allows "Raging Bull" lawsuit to go forward

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a copyright dispute over the 1980 Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull" can go another round in court......»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 19th, 2014

Donald Trump Is Too Dangerous to Waste Your Vote on a Third-Party Candidate (Guest Column)

A top film executive (and former progressive politician himself) responds to producer Gavin Polone’s rejection of the two major candidates with a plea to embrace Hillary Clinton and secure a liberal majority on the Supreme Court.read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterJan 13th, 2017

Hollywood studios, football leagues urge EU rethink on copyright

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The heads of some of the biggest Hollywood studios, commercial broadcasters and European football leagues have urged the European Union to reconsider a planned copyright overhaul they fear will lead to lower investment in films and TV.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 2nd, 2016

Supreme Court Will Not Hear "Sister Wives" Appeal

The Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal from the Brown family from the TLC show "Sister Wives."        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 23rd, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia Found Dead Unexpectedly At 79

This is very sudden and unexpected. Antonin Scalia, a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, has been found dead at a luxury resort ranch in West Texas, according to federal law enforcement officials. He was 79 years old. Related: Get More Politic.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonFeb 13th, 2016

The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Broadcasters, Says Aereo Is Illegal

The broadcast networks stand victorious in the battle against streaming service Aereo. The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the networks, striking down Aereo and the streaming service it........»»

Category: topSource: eonlineJun 25th, 2019

Supreme Court has 17 cases to decide by June"s end

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's crunch time at the Supreme Court, where the justices are racing to issue opinions in 17 cases over the next two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 15th, 2014

Supreme Court Gives New Life to ‘Raging Bull’ Rights Case

The Supreme Court has given new life to a woman’s claim that her father’s collaboration with Jake LaMotta produced the story that became MGM’s “Raging Bull,” the 1980 classic starring Robert DeNiro. Paula Petrella will be abl.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 19th, 2014

Judge Dismisses ‘Deep Throat’ Copyright Lawsuit Against ‘Lovelace’

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the owner of the copyright of the classic porn film “Deep Throat” against The Weinstein Co., claiming that the biographical 2013 movie “Lovelace” infringed on copyright and trademar.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 11th, 2019

"Sister Wives": Supreme Court Won"t Hear Appeal On Law Banning Polygamy

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy......»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodJan 23rd, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to make opera debut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will make her opera debut next month in Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment" at Washington's Kennedy Center, the opera company said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2016