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You Stole My Idea!

You Stole My Idea!

What if you are a writer and come up with your own completely original take on the island castaways theme, share it with some friends, one of whom happens to be a television producer, and then a few years later you see your idea is a new Fall season pilot on a major broadcast network? Do you have a claim?

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“Blue Bloods” Actress Jennifer Esposito in a Row with CBS Related to Her Illness

“Blue Bloods” Actress Jennifer Esposito in a Row with CBS Related to Her Illness

Actress Jennifer Esposito put CBS and the world on notice of her medical condition when last year she announced on the Late Show with David Letterman that she was diagnosed (in 2009) with celiac disease. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder that can be deadly over time.

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2011 Top Attorneys

Thursday, November 3, 2011,  Pasadena Magazine celebrated its 2011 Top Attorneys with a reception at the iconic Langham Huntington.  Over five hundred attorneys were chosen as best in their field for the issue that hit newsstands last week. The annual award is voted on by thousands of attorneys […]

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A Big Headache for Hangover: Artist Sues for Copyright Infringement

By Christina Paquette – The Hangover: Part II was released last week to much fanfare, raking in $137.4 million, and earning the title for the biggest five-day opening of an R-rated movie ever. But the opening was almost barred by a lawsuit brought by S. Victor Whitmill, […]

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The “Rear Window Case” Gets a Semi-Sequel

Alfred Hitchcock’s motion picture Rear Window and Cornell Woolrich’s short story of the same name are considered touchstone works of cinema and literature.  However, the property – and its complicated history – may be developing a new reputation as a virtual primer for copyright law. Copyright practitioners […]

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A Lawsuit Over A Bad Review?

In what may be a first, a plaintiff has sued a publication over a bad film review.

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