By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter A record label aims to stop Fox from using “Empire” and has now filed counterclaims to make it happen. In March, Twentieth Century Fox filed a preemptive lawsuit against a record label doing business as Empire Distribution and denied claims that the hit TV series Empire constituted a trademark […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter The broadcaster takes preemptive action after being sent multimillion-dollar demands from Empire Distribution Inc. In response to a demand that it pay $5 million and cast several artists in the hit TV seriesĀ Empire, Fox filed a trademark lawsuit on Monday seeking a declaration that it has every right to […]