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.
The release of a new film in the "Predator" franchise may hinge on an obscure but increasingly important aspect of copyright termination.
It appears the parties have reached a settlement in a copyright infringement case brought by the Estate of "Sherlock Holmes" author Arthur Conan Doyle.
A new crop of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the United States on January 1, 2021. Here's what you need to know.
Scott Duthie claims to own a 50% copyright interest in Rin Tin Tin, but that Warner won't recognize his rights. Is the studio required to account?
The new Netflix film "Enola Holmes," which features the imagined younger sister of famous literary detective Sherlock Holmes, is at the center of a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle. The estate appears determined to squeeze every last drop of copyright life out of Holmes before the entire series falls into the public domain in 2023. Is the estate overstating its rights?
While the summer of 2020 may go down as the season we vacationed indoors and tried to avoid breathing on each other, for the Ninth Circuit, it's been the summer of substantial similarity cases.
With yet another unpublished opinion—this time affirming a pleading stage dismissal—the court continues to create more questions than answers.
As the court reverses early studio wins in "The Shape of Water" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" cases, are dueling experts and lengthy litigation the shape of things to come?
In 1996, David Cronenberg directed a controversial film, starring James Spader and Holly Hunter, about people with a sexual…