As reported by Law360, the American Society of Media Photographers and the National Press Photographers Association have joined forces to file a 25-page amicus brief in support of photographer Jacobus Rentmeester, who Lieff Cabraser represents in a suit claiming that Nike Inc. violated copyright law by improperly using his famous 1984 image of Michael Jordan for its “Jumpman” logo. [Read more…]
As reported by Law360 (subscription), Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court in Northern California has approved an $11.5 million class action settlement between Universal Music Group (UMG) and numerous well-known recording artists from as far back as the 1950s, including Rick James’ trust and the Temptations and Rob Zombie. The case stems from the artists’ allegations that UMG knowingly miscalculated digital royalties to the artists’ disfavor from downloads via popular digital music providers. [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser attorney Brendan P. Glackin will be speaking at Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) California Trial Advocacy 2015 Seminar on August 5, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Glackin will be featured on a distinguished panel of guests, presenting a session on "Preparing Your Case for Trial, Including Motions in Limine/Deposition Designations." This seminar will cover trial preparation, limine motions, jury selection, opening statements, witness preparation, direct and cross examination, experts, and closing arguments.
Lieff Cabraser attorney Annika K. Martin will be speaking at the Ninth Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery on March 20 in Nashville, TN at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. Martin will be featured on a distinguished panel of practitioners and judges, discussing the topic of “Ethical Challenges in eDiscovery: Representing Clients Responsibly.”