James "Jas" Prince, the man who is credited with discovering Drake by introducing him to Lil Wayne, claims in a new lawsuit that he's owed money for his efforts, and that Drake's managers have attempted to "loot" Drake's finances and have "put the entire Drake business in jeopardy."
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has rejected an attempt by Warner Bros. Records to escape a lawsuit by former drug kingpin "Freeway" Ricky Ross that alleges his name and identity were stolen by rapper Rick Ross.
Lead singer Ed Kowalczyk wants to use "Live" as part of his solo act, but the band's other original members are attempting to put a stop to that in a new trademark lawsuit. Kowalczyk left the band in 2009 as a new vocalist came in, and since then has toured as "Ed Kowalcyk of Live."
The Supreme Court of Canada has come out with five big copyright decisions on Thursday that will shake up licensing of entertainment content in the country. The decisions deal with music used on TV shows and in movies, music and video games downloaded from the internet, music previewed via services like Apple's iTunes, and excerpts of books and magazines for educational use.
The U.S. federal judge overseeing the case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has decided to allow his attorneys to argue for a motion to dismiss allegations against the company, but has also decided for the moment against the unfreezing of assets to pay attorney costs.