Jonathan Handel

Contributing editor to the Hollywood Reporter.

The U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rules on Copyright Fee Shifting

Reviving a $2 million attorney fee dispute in a high-profile copyright case, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided Thursday that federal courts should examine a variety of factors in deciding whether to award fees to winners in copyright infringement cases, and sent the case, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, back to the lower court for a new ruling on fees.
The U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rules on Copyright Fee Shifting

Reviving a $2 million attorney fee dispute in a high-profile copyright case, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided Thursday that federal courts should examine a variety of factors in deciding whether to award fees to winners in copyright infringement cases, and sent the case, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, back to the lower court for a new ruling on fees.
Money bags

Musicians Union Travels to California's Capitol to Play a Song for Tax Credits

The dulcet strains of motion picture and television soundtracks wafted across the grounds of the State Capitol on Monday, as musicians union members from Los Angeles, San Francisco and elsewhere joined Sacramento members in a concert and press conference to support AB 1199, a bill that would link production tax credits to scoring in California.

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