The following is a sampling of some of the copyright and trademark issues that Jeff Goldman has litigated: The standard for determining “knowledge” under the Copyright Act’s statute of limitations. UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc., 2016 WL 3457179 (C.D. Cal. 2016). Whether U.S. copyright law applies to infringements commenced outside the U.S. UMG […]
For Penske Media Corporation (PMC): JMBM Represents PMC in Acquisition of Variety and Related Assets from Reed Elsevier Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to have represented long-time client Penske Media Corporation (PMC) in the successful acquisition of the legendary entertainment industry trade publication Variety, from Reed Elsevier. JMBM also assisted PMC with […]
Represented by JMBM trial lawyers, a jury found in favor of independent film production company Morgan Creek Productions, awarding the company almost $2 million for Franchise Pictures’ breach of good faith and fair dealing on an earlier settlement agreement. The jury also found in favor of Morgan Creek on its claims that Franchise Pictures was […]
JMBM’s entertainment lawyers recently negotiated and closed a production financing facility for an $85 million independent motion picture starring multiple Academy Award winning actors.
A jury found in favor of our client, a major independent film production company, awarding our client almost $2 million for the distributor’s breach of good faith and fair dealing. The jury also found in favor of our client on its claims that the other party was improperly accounting to our client on two major […]