The studio argues that a complaint seeking an accounting of profits from its planned Rin Rin Tin film doesn't arise under the Copyright Act.
Nirvana has been sued for using an illustration from a 1949 translation of Dante’s “Inferno” on band merchandise. Here's why determining the copyright status of old foreign works can be a hellish undertaking.
The Andy Warhol Foundation (AWF) is asking the Second Circuit to reconsider its recent fair use ruling over Warhol's “Prince Series,” arguing that the decision “threatens to render unlawful many of the most historically significant artistic works of the last half-century.”
The release of a new film in the "Predator" franchise may hinge on an obscure but increasingly important aspect of copyright termination.
Taking a page out of the “best defense is a good lawsuit” playbook, Taylor Swift has filed a new copyright infringement complaint against Evermore Park, the Utah fantasy theme park that earlier this month sued the singer for trademark infringement.
In a new case, a photographer claims that celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D infringed his copyright in a iconic photo of Miles Davis by tattooing the same image onto a client's body.
In a new lawsuit, Clayton Haugen claims Activision infringed his photo copyrights by using the same model to create its "Modern Warfare" character. Does he have a case?
Yoko Ono and Frederic Seaman have reached an agreement to settle her copyright claim in exchange for Seaman's silence on all things Lennon.
A music journalist whose interview with Pop Smoke was used in a track on the late rapper’s album has settled her copyright lawsuit against his record label.
The ongoing Tracy Chapman-Nicki Minaj copyright feud won't be going to a jury after all. That’s because Chapman has accepted a “Rule 68 offer,” ending the lawsuit in her favor and leaving Minaj on the hook for a $450,000 judgment.