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Faulkner Representatives Sue Over Line in Midnight in Paris

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Faulkner Literary Rights LLC, which owns the rights to American author William Faulkner’s works, is suing Sony Pictures Classics alleging that the main character in Woody Allen’s 2011 film Midnight in Paris used and misquoted a Faulkner line without permission. In the film, Gil Pender, played by Owen Wilson, says, “The past is not dead! […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 31st, 2012 at 3:21 pm

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Sony Alleges Trademark Infringement Over Bridgestone/Nintendo Ad

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Sony has sued Bridgestone Americas and an advertising firm over an advertisement starring an actor who used to feature prominently in Sony ads. The tale began several years ago when Sony began an ad campaign for Playstation 3 that featured actor Jerry Lambert playing the role of fictional Sony VP Kevin Butler. According to Sony, […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 12th, 2012 at 12:08 pm