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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling that its judges said could have come straight out of a telenovela, or Spanish soap opera. Writing for the appeals court, Senior Circuit Judge Stanley Marcus wrote in the opinion that the “protracted legal battle,” which spanned over nearly a decade, “ultimately devolved into a battle over control of this otherwise ordinary copyright case.” The circuit court senior judge noted, “This appeal revolves around an issue of corporate control — who speaks for and manages the business affairs of LaTele Television, C.A., a Venezuelan corporation. LaTele Television C.A. v. Telemundo Communications Group LLC, 19-10030.
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By Stan Soocher
Johansson alleges that, in order to generate new subscribers for Disney+, Disney intentionally interfered with her talent agreement with Disney affiliate Marvel Studios for her featured role in Black Widow — and thus allegedly induced Marvel to breach a promise in the Johansson/Marvel agreement for the film to be initially distributed in exclusive “wide theatrical release.” Updated Oct. 1 to reflect a confidential settlement reached in the case.
By Lisa A. Fontenot and Michelle Rae Heisner
The gold in the gold rush in tech M&A is talent to develop and integrate artificial intelligence technology. Faced with a shortage in skilled employees, buyers are using “acquihires,” a discreet M&A strategy that oftentimes flies under the news radar, to bolster AI benches.
By Alaina Lancaster
The federal judge who presided over the antitrust showdown between Fortnite developer Epic Games Inc. and Apple Inc. found that Epic failed to prove the tech giant is a monopolist, but ordered Apple to allow certain in-app purchasing communications.
By Phillip Bantz
When a company is confronted with a potential scandal and considering whether to launch an investigation, general counsel tend to be involved in that decision — and for good reason. But what happens when the legal chief gets leapfrogged?