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 idea for … [Read more...] about Who Owns the Concept for Netflix’s Stranger Things?
For Immediate Release: 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019. On April 1, the Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law are hosting the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An … [Read more...] about 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019
On Wednesday, painter Robert Sundholm filed suit against his personal attorney for tricking him into signing away the film rights to his life story. Sundholm’s unique biography has been the subject of features for People Magazine, CBS and BBC. The artist was abandoned by his … [Read more...] about Acclaimed Painter Sues Lawyer for Fraud
On Wednesday, film producer Neil Moritz filed suit against Universal Studios for breach of oral contract and promissory fraud. Moritz was the lead producer on all eight Fast and Furious films. The dispute centers on his involvement with the forthcoming franchise spinoff Hobbs and … [Read more...] about Furious Producer Sues Universal for Pulling a Fast One
In the most recent litigation battle between powerhouses Disney and Redbox, Redbox triumphed as a federal court judge rejected Disney’s request for an injunction. In its initial lawsuit filed in December, Disney alleged that Redbox was in violation of their contract and of … [Read more...] about Redbox Squares Off Against Disney