2000 – Filmmaker George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd. file… Read more

2000 – Filmmaker George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd. file…

2000 – Filmmaker George Lucas’ Lucasfilm Ltd. files a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit against artist Dr. Dre, his Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. The suit claims that the rapper used Lucasfilm’s trademarked “THX Deep Note” sound to open his current album “Dr. Dre _ 2001” without Lucasfilm’s permission.

2000 – Metallica, along with E/M Ventures and Cree… Read more

2000 – Metallica, along with E/M Ventures and Cree…

2000 – Metallica, along with E/M Ventures and Creeping Deaths Music _ all copyright owners of sound recordings and musical compositions created by the veteran hard rock outfit _ jointly file suit against Napster, Inc., the University of Southern California, Yale University, and Indiana University to halt alleged pirating of Metallica music.

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk … Read more

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk …

1998 – Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk band the Dead Kennedys sue former lead singer Jello Biafra (Eric Reed Boucher), claiming he diverted money owed to his bandmates for his own use. The action is filed by East Bay Ray (Ray Pepperell), Klaus Flouride (Geoffrey Lyall), and D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley). The suit […]