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KWIKA defends First Amendment rights of actor Jason Patric to talk about his son

KWIKA founding partner Larry Iser was quoted by The Hollywood Reporter in Eriq Gardner's article about the custody dispute between actor Jason Patric and his ex-girlfriend Danielle Schreiber over their four-year-old son. Larry is defending Patric against Schreiber's effort to prevent him from "us[ing] the child’s name and likeness f... Read More

Kinsella, Weitzman named in Variety’s 2014 Legal Impact Report

KWIKA is proud to announce that founding partners Dale Kinsella and Howard Weitzman are among the 62 attorneys included in Variety's 2014 Legal Impact Report.  The prestigious annual list profiles the most influential lawyers in the entertainment industry including agency, in-house counsel, transactional and litigation. See what Read More

Oral argument in ‘ABC Television Stations v. Aereo’ to begin at Supreme Court

KWIKA partner Jonathan Steinsapir was quoted by Variety in Ted Johnson's piece on the latest developments in the closely watched copyright battle between ABC Television Stations and television streaming service Aereo. Oral argument begins April 22 in the battle to determine if copyright law protects broadcasters like ABC or television... Read More

KWIKA wins for Bieber/Usher in song theft suit

KWIKA partners Howard Weitzman and Jeremiah Reynolds prevailed on behalf of Justin Bieber and Usher in a lawsuit claiming the singers stole the idea and essential elements of plaintiffs' 2008 song, "Somebody to Love," in writing their own 2010 versions with the same title. Plaintiffs Devin "the Dude" Copeland and Mareio Overton had alleged tha... Read More