Entertainment

     UMG Recordings claims Veoh Networks created a Web site that illegally “shares” UMG’s copyrighted music and videos, including its pre-1972 collection, in New York County Court.




      
     The MKR Group claims Capcom Entertainment violated its copyright and trademark on “Dawn of the Dead,” in Manhattan Federal Court.
      
     Ascendant Pictures demands $3.1 million from Capco Group, Capitol Films Ltd., and Mobius Entertainment, in a dispute over a movie called “Black Water Transit,” in Los Angeles Superior Court.
      
     Vernon Public Art Gallery Society and James Elderton claim Heidi Thompson and Coldstream Books defamed them and interfered with Elderton’s promotion of a film about late artist Sveva Caetani by falsely claiming to own rights to his work, in Vancouver, B.C., Supreme Court.
      
     Somaya Reece claims Cyber Flow Solutions uses her likeness without her permission to promote its Urbansexpartners.com Web site, in Los Angeles Federal Court.
      
     Vicki Huff, former casting director for “7th Heaven,” sued that show, CBS Paramount Television, Spelling Television and others in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging wrongful firing, defamation and conversion of computer files.

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