Judicial remedies

  1. How Much Does File-Sharing Really Cost Record Companies?

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST In October, a federal judge ruled for record companies in their lawsuit against Lime Wire, issuing an injunction and delivering tough language on the file-sharing service's copyright infringement. The case is about to move to a jury trial tha ...

  2. Terra Firma's 'Speculative' Testimony Disallowed

    October 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Wednesday night turned out to be a costly one for Guy Hands dreams as billions of dollars in potential damages went up in smoke when the theories behind them were disallowed in the lawsuit between Terra Firma and Citigroup. According to press repo ...

  3. Judge Slashes Jury's Award In File Sharing Case

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST A judge has reduced by 97% the jury's award in the Jammie Thomas-Rasset file sharing case. The news was first reported on Friday by Ben Sheffner at his Copyrights & Campaigns blog. The verdict of $1.92 million for 24 counts of copyright i ...

  4. Business Matters: The Orchard, Moby, Zune HD, TVT

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- The Orchard 's Q2 2009 earnings had two things common in the digital world: a deeper loss and higher revenue. As the company's scale ...

  5. Google, YouTube Win Dismissal Of Some Damages Claims

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A U.S. judge dismissed some damages claims in a copyright infringement lawsuit against Google Inc and its video-sharing Web site YouTube.com but left open the possibility that non-U.S. based rights owners could seek damages for live broadcasts, if ...

  6. Management Co. Sues Hawthorne Heights

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Wild Justice Records has sued Hawthorne Heights for breach of a verbal contract. According to the suit filed Oct. 16 in a Michigan state court, Wild Justice claims that it entered a verbal management agreement in January with the band, which entit ...

  7. Judge Dismisses Spears' Libel Suit Vs. Us Weekly

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artist sought $10 million in damages. Artist sought $10 million in damages. News ...

  8. RIAA Wins Suit Against Flea Market

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Damages to be determined at a later date. Damages to be determined at a later date. News ...

  9. Chris Cornell Sues Ex-Wife/Former Manager

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Seeks more than $1 million in damages. Seeks more than $1 million in damages. News ...

  10. Case Summary: Tortious Interference & Fraudulent Inducement (TVT vs. Lyor Cohen & Island Def Jam)

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on June 14 reversed a 2003 District Court judgment, which ordered Lyor Cohen and the Island Def Jam Music Group to pay about $54 million to Steve Gottl The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circu ...

  11. Court Reverses TVT's $54M Award In IDJ Suit

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lyor Cohen and Island Def Jam Music Group will not be writing multimillion-dollar checks to Steve Gottlieb's TVT companies, now that an appeals court reversed a $54 million judgment over Ja Rule recor NEW YORK -- Lyor Cohen and Island Def Jam ...

  12. New York Court Overturns TVT Decision

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Multi-million dollar award now just thousands. New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals today (June 14) overturned an earlier court's decision in favor of TVT, in the indie label's suit against the Island Def Jam Music Group, Univ ...

  13. French Court Sentences File-Sharer

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Teacher to pay €10,200 in damages. In the first high-profile case of its kind in France, a civil court yesterday (Feb. 2) sentenced a 28-year-old file-sharer to pay a suspended fine of €3,000 ($3,940), plus €10,200 ($13,300) in damages. ...

  14. Update: MPAA Lawsuits To Begin Nov. 16

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Civil actions to seek major damages. Civil actions to seek major damages. News ...

  15. Aussie File Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A$500 million damages sought. A$500 million damages sought. News ...

  16. NIN's Reznor Countersues Ex-Manager

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer seeks damages for breach of contract. Singer seeks damages for breach of contract. News ...

  17. Battle Royal(ties) Heats Up Between Boy George, Virgin Records

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Virgin Records for failing to account royalties due on a compilation album called "Greatest Moments." LONDON--Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Vir ...