Marcus ‘Pleasure’ Cooper claims his manager Joseph ‘Blue’ Smith and others, including three Bluestar entertainment corporations, cheated him of millions of dollars of income from the hip-hop group “Pretty Ricky.” See the bizarre, 83-page complaint in Fort Lauderdale Federal Court.
Donald McCann of Bedford Hills, N.Y., is illegally selling old “Charlie Chan” movies through his Web site, Theoldtimetheater.com, Twentieth Century Fox claims in Los Angeles Federal Court.
Gusto Records claims Chilmark Media, Hal G. Neely and Unlimited Media are illegally selling Gusto recordings through iTunes, in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Capcom Co. claims eight of its video games, including “1943 – The Battle of Midway” and “Street Fighter II” were illegally copied and sold by Conway Ho, Hanaho Games, Goodtime Novelty dba Chicago Gaming Co., and Douglas Duba, in Los Angeles Federal Court.
R. Gary Schreiber, and The Legends Corp. claims in Los Angeles Federal Court that these New Jersey-based defendants are violating copyright by selling his videos of Evel Knievel jumps: White Star Entertainment, Kultur Films International, and Dennis Hedlund.
Nicholas Spark claims The New York Times and Lou Reda Productions violated copyright on his photo collage, “Iwo Jima Memorial,” in Los Angeles Federal Court.