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Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?

Last week, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge denied a motion for summary judgement submitted by Stranger Things creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, in a breach of implied contract suit filed by independent filmmaker Charlie Kessler. Kessler claims the Duffers stole the...

College Basketball Head Coaches Will Not Have to Testify

Judge Edgardo Ramos for the Southern District of New York ruled that that actions of University of Arizona men’s basketball coach, Sean Miller, and Louisiana State University men’s basketball coach, Will Wade, are irrelevant to the upcoming college basketball bribery...

EU Approves Controversial Copyright Directive

As of April 15th, the European Union officially approved a controversial new Copyright Directive that has left members of the art and tech worlds fiercely divided. The Directive, which was narrowly approved by the European Parliament in a 348 to 274 vote last month,...

Trump Administration Strikes Out MLB-Cuba Deal

Baseball is the national pastime of both the United States and Cuba, but players from the Caribbean nation who dream of playing in the Major Leagues have only two options: defect during international tournaments or embark on maritime journeys at the mercy of human...

EA and Retired NFL Players Settle Suit Regarding Players’ Likeness

A group of retired NFL players and Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) settled a lawsuit this past week regarding the use of the players’ likeness in the Madden football games in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. While EA licensed current...

Photographers Clap Back at Ariana Grande’s Copyright Grabs

Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” World Tour is not so sweet for the press photographers tasked with capturing her star power on stage. Major media outlets including The New York Times, Associated Press, and the Los Angeles Times have joined forces with the National Press...