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Lawsuit Against Post Malone Going in ‘Circles’ After Rapper is Accused of Denying Credit to Alleged Co-Writer

On October 19, 2020, Judge Otis Wright III for the United States District Court for the Central District of California refused to dismiss musician and producer Tyler Armes’ lawsuit against Post Malone for co-writer credit and publishing royalties on Malone’s song “Circles.” Armes alleged he co-authored the hit composition/sound recording performed by recording artist Post…

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California Court of Appeal Affirms Continuation of Defamation Lawsuit Against Real Housewives of Orange County Star

On October 23, 2020, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District affirmed the Superior Court of Orange County’s ruling that James Bellino, the ex-husband of former Real Housewives of Orange County (“RHOC”) star Alexis Bellino, can continue with his claims for defamation and the false light in his lawsuit against current RHOC star…

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Author of Notorious ‘Game of Thrones’ Series Files Suit Over Rights to His Werewolf Novella

On August 20, 2020, “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin (“Martin”) filed a lawsuit in California state court against Blackstone Manor LLC over the film rights to his werewolf novella entitled “The Skin Trade.” Martin said Blackstone lost its rights to turn his novella into a film when the company took too long to…

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Huffington Post Did Not Infringe Upon Photograph of Jon Hamm

On September 10, 2020, Photographer Lawrence Schwartzwald filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the owner of the Huffington Post, for posting an edited version of the viral photograph Schwartzwald had taken of Mad Men star Jon Hamm in 2013.   The photograph was taken by Schwartzwald prominently depicted the outline of Hamm’s genitals through his…

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Michigan Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With the Presidential General Election rapidly approaching, every Michigan voter should have a plan to vote. Developing a plan to vote increases the likelihood that your ballot will be counted. While this firm cannot and is not providing legal advice, we do offer the following information for Michigan…

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Wisconsin Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With the Presidential General Election rapidly approaching, every Wisconsin voter should have a plan to vote. Developing a plan to vote increases the likelihood that your ballot will be counted. While this firm cannot and is not providing legal advice, we do offer the following information for Wisconsin…

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Florida Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With arguably the most important election in our nation’s history taking place this November, it is increasingly important that voters develop a plan to ensure their votes count. While this firm cannot and is not providing legal advice, we do offer the following information for Florida residents.  …

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Ohio Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With the Presidential General Election rapidly approaching, Ohio residents should be aware of the voting options available to them. Developing a plan to vote increases the likelihood of your ballot being counted. While this firm cannot and is not providing legal advice, we do offer the following information…

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California Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With the Presidential General Election rapidly approaching, every California voter should have a plan to vote.   In the midst of a pandemic, voting at the polls may not be a viable option for many Californians. Fortunately, the state of California offers alternative ways for its residents to…

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Pennsylvania Residents: Do This to Make Sure Your Vote Counts

Vote early and use dropbox. Instructions below. With the Presidential General Election rapidly approaching, Pennsylvania residents should be aware of the voting options available to them. Developing a plan to vote increases the likelihood that your ballot will be counted. While this firm cannot and is not providing legal advice, we do offer the following…

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