November 28, 2008

50 Cent's Beef with Taco Bell


Summary: Careless Publicity Ploy Blows Up Into Lawsuit, Fuels Bad PR

Suit Over Fees for Unlicensed Theatrical Agent

American Guild of Musical Artists Inc. v. Columbia Artists Management LLC, No. 08-603427 (Sup.Ct., N.Y. filed 11/24/2008)

Summons with notice for declaratory judgment declaring that the defendant cannot collect fees from the plaintiff's members for the time that the defendant was in violation of Article 11 by being an unlicensed theatrical employment agency.

November 24, 2008

FCC Appeals Wardrobe Malfunction To Highest Court

The infamous 2004 Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction.

This week, the FCC appealed a ruling by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, saying that court was wrong to throw out the case and a $550,000 fine against CBS Corp. in July. Will the US Supreme Court hear the case?