Copyright: $100 million lawsuit against Oprah dismissed

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has ruled that Orpah Winfrey did not violate copyright laws when she mentioned a historical fact on her show.  The Court held that the plaintiff, Charles Harris, had no copyrighted information to infringe in his booklet titled “How America Elects Her Preside...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Barry Bonds jury still in deliberations and expected to continue

The Jury in the Barry Bonds deliberations continued without verdict on Friday, as deliberations are expected to continue into next week.  Bonds is charged with one count of obstructing justice and three counts of making false statements, for refuting that he intentionally took steroids and human g...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Federal prosecutors respond to Roger Clemens request to throw out criminal indictment

In response to the request made by Roger Clemens a few weeks ago (see our previos blog post)  to throw out a criminal indictment accusing him of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs, Federal prosecutors have returned to court to defend their indictm...
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NewsFlash: Michael Moore sues Harvey and Bob Weinstein over alleged cheap tricks

Filmmaker Michael Moore has sued movie moguls Harvey and Bob Weinstein for allegedly using “classic Hollywood accounting tricks and financial deception” to cheat him out of at least $2.7 million in profits from his hit documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11.”  Read More...
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Entertainment & Sports: Shannon Briggs claims Shelly Finkel and his associates cheated him of $725,000 in title fight

A former heavyweight champion boxer Shannon Briggs says promoter Shelly Finkel and his associates owe him nearly $725,000 for last fall’s title bout against current world champion Vitali Klitschko that left him hospitalized. Briggs, 38, who spent 12 days in a German hospital after losing to K...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Roger Clemens seeks to dismiss perjury case

Former star pitcher Roger Clemens has asked a federal judge to throw out a criminal indictment accusing him of obstructing a congressional investigation into the use of performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball. Attorneys for the seven-time Cy Young award winner claim the indictment is &#...
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Entertainment & Sports Update: Indictment Charges Against All Time Home Run King Barry Bonds Reduced from Eleven to Five

Last week, federal prosecutors reduced the number of felony charges pending against Barry Bonds from eleven to five.  The charges stem from allegations that Bonds lied to a grand jury in 2007 about his purported past steroid use.   Bonds has pleaded not guilty to the charges and has maintained ...
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1$ Billion Lawsuit Against Marvel Dismissed

The $1 billion lawsuit filed against Marvel Entertainment that claimed, among other things, copyright infringement, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty was dismissed in an opinion written last Friday, by the Honorable Robert W. Sweet. Read the Opinion...
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