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September 3, 2020

Larry Iser Quoted in Vanguard Feature on Roland Corporation’s GC Jun Yamato

Larry Iser was recently quoted in Jason Pafundi’s Vanguard article “Jun Yamato – Roland Corporation US,” which details the storied career of Jun Yamato, Vice President and General Counsel at Roland Corporation U.S. The article ......

August 19, 2020

Larry Iser Appears on The Star Podcast “This Matters”

Larry Iser was recently a featured guest on an episode of The Toronto Star’s podcast “This Matters.” Larry spoke to host Raju Mudhar about Neil Young’s lawsuit against Donald Trump, as well as other cases ......

August 4, 2020

Larry Iser Speaks Extensively to Media on Neil Young’s Lawsuit Over Political Campaign Songs

KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser was recently quoted in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Billboard, Deadline, Variety and Forbes on musician Neil Young’s high-profile lawsuit against Donald Trump over the use of his songs at political campaign rallies....

July 27, 2020

Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2020 “Top Music Lawyers”

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The firm would like to congratulate Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser for being selected to Billboard’s prestigious “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2020. Billboard highlighted Weitzman’s work with Michael Jackson’s estate and his representation of clients including Justin Bieber, ......

July 15, 2020

Aaron Liskin Appointed to Youth Emerging Stronger Board of Directors

The firm is pleased to announce that partner Aaron Liskin was recently appointed to the Youth Emerging Stronger (YES) Board of Directors. YES serves local 12-24 year old youth who are experiencing homelessness, and offers them educational and enrichment programs ......

June 16, 2020

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Billboard on Concert Venues and COVID-19 Liability

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Claudia Rosenbaum’s Billboard article “Concert Venues Are Reopening Across America. Could Lawsuits Follow?”...

May 8, 2020

KWIKA Prevails as Appeals Court Hands Michael Jackson Estate Huge Win

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The Estate of Michael Jackson, represented by KWIKA’s Howard Weitzman, Jonathan Steinsapir and Zachary Elsea scored a total victory in Quincy Jones v. MJJ Productions, Inc. when an appeals court reversed a $9.4 million 2017 verdict regarding royalties from Michael...

April 29, 2020

Seiden v. Bernstein Named one of “California’s Top 100 Verdicts in 2019”

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Dale Kinsella and Amber Melius' victory in Seiden v. Bernstein was named one of California's top verdicts of 2019 by Top Verdict magazine....

April 15, 2020

AMC’s Motion for Summary Judgment Denied – “The Walking Dead” Trial to Start in November 2020

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In the latest development in the profit participation battle between plaintiffs Frank Darabont & CAA and defendant AMC, Judge Joel M. Cohen denied AMC’s motion for summary judgment, AMC’s last attempt to dismiss this matter ......

April 7, 2020

Jon Steinsapir Quoted in Playboy on Right of Publicity

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in James Trew’s Playboy article “A Sex Doll Stole My Identity.”...

March 10, 2020

Jon Steinsapir Comments on Quibi Patent Infringement Allegations

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Wendy Lee’s Los Angeles Times article “Quibi denies stealing mobile technology as streaming debut looms.” The article details the accusations leveled at Quibi by the New York-based company, Eko. Jon comments ......

February 29, 2020

KWIKA files countersuit over Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts”

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KWIKA attorneys Larry Iser, Shawn Holley, and Allen Secretov have filed a countersuit on behalf of Justin Raisen, Jeremiah Raisen, and Justin “Yves” Rothman over Lizzo’s breakout song “Truth Hurts.”...