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Jeremiah Reynolds Speaks to The Hollywood Reporter on Trump Libel Claims

Jeremiah Reynolds was recently quoted in Ashley Cullins’ The Hollywood Reporter article “Is Donald Trump Libel-Proof?” which discusses how Donald Trump's past comments and existing reputation would it difficult for him to win any libel lawsuits against media outlets, such as The New York Times. 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

Jon Steinsapir Speaks, Writes on Leslie Jones Hack

Jon Steinsapir recently commented on the hack against comedian Leslie Jones in Sandy Cohen’s Associated Press article “Jones website hack reveals stars’ tricky cyber landscape,” which also appeared in Yahoo News, U.S. News & World Report, Chicago Tribune, and others. Read More

KWIKA scores victory for Kardashians in cosmetics lawsuit

KWIKA’s Michael Kump, Jonathan Steinsapir and Gregory Korn won a preliminary injunction in federal court on August 23, 2016 on behalf of clients Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian. Read More

Jon Steinsapir Speaks to Los Angeles Times

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Ryan Faughnder’s Los Angeles Times article “ 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

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

Larry Iser Speaks to BuzzFeed, The Wrap on Kesha Legal Battle

Partner Larry Iser was quoted in Claudia Rosenbaum's BuzzFeed articles "Kesha Drops Sex Assault Case Against Dr. Luke To Focus On Music Fight," “Kesha Faces An Uphill Legal Battle With Dr. Luke, Experts Say” and Matt Donnelly’s The Wrap article “Taylor Swift Is on Kesha’s Side, But Contract Law Is Not” about the ongoing lawsuit between the musician Kesha and Sony over her recording contract with music producer Lukasz Gottwald, a.k.a. Dr. Luke. Read More

Jeremiah Reynolds Speaks to The Wrap

Jeremiah Reynolds was recently quoted in Tim Kenneally’s The Wrap article “Can Colbert Really Be Legally Stopped From Being Stephen Colbert?” Read More

Larry Iser Speaks Extensively to Media on Led Zeppelin Copyright Trial

KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser was quoted in Los Angeles Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, The Guardian and appeared on CBS Evening News to discuss the ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit filed against the band Led Zeppelin over their iconic song "Stairway to Heaven." Read More