Recent Cases & Filings

The past week's cases and filings including Electronic Arts, Sony Music Entertainment and Wells Fargo Bank.

Case: EMI April Music v. Electronic Arts
Issue: Copyright infringement; unlawful use of copyrighted songs without paying appropriate license fees
Cite: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY, CV-3065
Filing attorney: L. Peter Parcher of Manatt Phelps & Phillips

Case: Kenneth Gamble v. Sony Music Entertainment
Issue: Breach of contract and fiduciary duty
Cite: NY Supreme Court, 601082
Filing attorney: Oren Warchavsky of Gibbons Del Deo

Case: Studiocanal Image SA v. Legation Music; Diplomat Music; Largo Music
Issue: Breach of contract
Cite: NY Supreme Court, 601065
Filing attorney: Christian Carbone of Loeb & Loeb

Case: George Brown v. Delightful Music; Warner-Tammerlane Publishing; WB Music
Issue: Plaintiffs seeks to dissolve administration agreement
Cite: NY Supreme Court, 601089
Filing attorney: Jack Scherer

Case: Wells Fargo Bank vs. S.C., Inc. (formerly known as Gazzarri's Inc.)
Issue: Lender Wells Fargo claims that S.C., which leases a Sunset Boulevard property in L.A.--now the Key Club, and formerly Billboard Live and Gazzarri's--failed to pay property taxes and insurance. The bank also alleges that S.C. has sublet the property to the Key Club.
Cite: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, BC314099
Filing attorney: Steven T. Graham and Michelle S. Dangler of Snell & Wilmer; Frank Revere of Revere & Wallace.

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