Entertainment Attorneys

LeBron James and his multimedia platform, Uninterrupted, were sued by a Detroit barbershop that claims trademark infringement over the NBA star’s web series. The lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan by Sebastian Jackson, owner of the The Social Club Grooming Co. He says the concept for […]

The nephew of an Egyptian composer has no standing to sue Jay-Z and producer Timbaland for copyright infringement for sampling a flute melody in his rap hit “Big Pimpin’,” a federal appeals court has ruled.

State constitutions may protect players who are fined for violating the NFL’s ban on protests during the national anthem, according to incoming Harvard law professor Nikolas Bowie. The revised NFL policy gives players a choice of remaining in the locker room or standing on the field during the anthem. In an article for Slate, Bowie […]

‘Black Panther’ becomes highest-grossing superhero film ever “Pacific Rim: Uprising” was the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend, ending the five-week run of “Black Panther.” The sequel to to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film, “Pacific Rim,” which stars John Boyega, delivered an estimated $122.5 million overseas and $28 million domestically. Marvel’s “Black […]

“In short, the Appellants were erroneously ‘hustled’ out of court, and now deserve to be heard on the merits.”

The iconic R&B singer/songwriter and actress has been generating awards buzz for her performance as a long-suffering wife and mother in Dee Rees’ critically acclaimed Jim Crow drama Mudbound, which premiered at Sundance and screened again at Toronto this month

Here is the latest in entertainment legal news. A roundup of entertainment law news, including two hushed holiday settlements. A West Virginia pharmacy owner says CBS newscasts maliciously made him the face of the West Virginia painkiller epidemic and put him out of business, according to a $15 million lawsuit filed in West Virginia federal […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. The streaming giant argues it has every right to challenge Fox’s use of fixed-term contracts. If Netflix had its way, some of the brightest minds in the entertainment industry would be coming to work for the streaming giant. But there’s one big problem. Ask Iva Colter, the director […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Gabrielle Union sued after BET upped the episode count to 20 in season four, claiming she was ensured a 13-episode per season maximum. Being Mary Jane fans are receiving an extra holiday gift this year, as the show’s star Gabrielle Union has reached a settlement with BET in […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Sydney Holland claims a jealous Shari Redstone recruited staff to spy on her. Now that Sydney Holland is involved in the Sumner Redstone festival of litigation, it seems she intends to follow suit. Holland’s latest legal maneuver is an echo of one made by fellow Redstone companion Manuela Herzer in […]