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Jon Steinsapir Speaks to Los Angeles Times

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Ryan Faughnder’s Los Angeles Times article “Gawker.com will shut down next week,” which discusses Univision’s decision to close down the site after being the winning bidder in the bankruptcy auction for Gawker Media. Read More

Larry Iser Explains the Legal Barriers Confronting VidAngel

KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser recently weighed in on the lawsuit filed by Disney, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. Entertainment against VidAngel, a company offering technology to filter out sex, violence, nudity, etc. from motion pictures and television shows that are streamed by VidAngel to its customers. The studios accuse VidAngel of copyright infringement for not obtaining licenses to stream the content. Read More

Five KWIKA Attorneys Named 2017 ‘Best Lawyers’

Partners Shawn Holley, Lawrence Iser, Dale Kinsella, Michael Kump, and Howard Weitzman have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the 2017 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America," one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal profession. Best Lawyers ranking are based on an exhaustive evaluation process, consisting of a peer-review survey with almost 50,000 leading attorneys casting nearly five million votes. Attorneys are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, the award is considered one of the highest accolades in the legal industry. Read More

Larry Iser Speaks on Music Copyright in ABC News, Los Angeles Times, CNNMoney

Larry Iser was quoted in Paul Blake’s ABC News article “Queen May Dislike Trump but Artists Have Limited Say in Who Uses Their Music,” Randy Lewis’s Los Angeles Times articles "Politics and pop music: Will frequent adversaries ever come together" and “Queen doesn’t want the GOP to use ‘We Are the Champions,’ but is the law on their side?” and Aaron Smith's CNNMoney article "George Harrison estate offended that RNC used his music," which discuss the unauthorized use of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” and George Harrison's "Here Comes the Sun" by the GOP and presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Read More