January 23, 2021

Star Trek Fan Film lawsuit will live on

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By Ashlee Kieler From Consumerist While the makers of the crowdfunded Star Trek fan fiction film Axanar had once hoped to reach a settlement with Paramount and CBS over a lawsuit accusing the filmmakers of copyright infringement, the much discussed lawsuit will live to see another day, as the two companies told a California federal […]

Madonna backs Sean Penn in defamation suit against Lee Daniels

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By Celia Ampel, From Daily Business Review The Miami attorneys defending “Empire” creator Lee Daniels in a defamation suit filed by actor Sean Penn are not deterred by Madonna’s affidavit swearing the actor never assaulted her. “The fact that Penn felt the need to replace his initial complaint with a new filing is an undeniable […]

Girl, 11, not harmed by Pink concert, judge says

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By Charles Toutant, From New Jersey Law Journal A mother did not show poor judgment by taking her 11-year-old daughter to a concert by the singer Pink, and the decision can’t be used as fodder in an ongoing custody dispute with the child’s father, a family court judge has ruled. The girl’s father contended that […]