Recent cases and filings including Bad Boy Entertainmet, Jessica Simpson and Paramount Domestic TV Films Pictures.
Case: Payback Industries v. Bad Boy Entertainment; Arista Records; Bad Boy Records; BMG Entertainment
Issue: Breach of settlement agreement
Cite: NY Supreme Court, 104885
Filing attorney: Sherri Eisenpress of Reiss Eisenpress
Case: Jessica Simpson v. 4 Dog Productions
Issue: Breach of contract arising from defendants' alleged failure to pay for services rendered
Cite: US District Court for the Southern District of New York, CV-2510
Filing attorney: Sandor Frankel of Frankel & Abrams
Case: Elise Pearson v. Anton Alfred Newcombe; Tee Pee Records
Issue: Unauthorized use of a phone message from plaintiff on the new Brian Jonestown Massacre album.
Cite: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles BC312768
Filing attorney: S. Martin Keleti of Cohen & Cohen
Case: PWE Productions/James Curtis Brown, DBA Perfect World Entertainment v. Russell Parrish, Darren Leader, Ralph Saenz, Travis Haley
Issue: Unfair competition and trademark dilution in defendants' alleged appropriation of the name "Metal Shop."
Cite: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, BC312524
Filing attorney: Richard Trugman
Case: Donald Boyer v. Sherry Lansing; Paramount Domestic TV Films Pictures
Issue: Employment discrimination
Cite: SDNY, CV-2137
Filing attorney: Pro se