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Our cases are often in the news and, when appropriate, our lawyers comment on breaking and ongoing stories.

January 4, 2020

Nick Soltman Quoted in Variety Article

Nick Soltman was recently quoted in Gene Maddaus's Variety article "Appeals Court Says Film Investor’s Suit Targets Free Speech."...

December 10, 2019

Michael Kump Quoted in The Hollywood Reporter Article

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Michael Kump was recently quoted in Ashley Cullins’ The Hollywood Reporter article “Kim Kardashian West Out for Blood Over Use of Her Image in Vampire Facial Marketing.” This article describes the lawsuit filed by Kim ......

November 8, 2019

Michael Kump’s and Amber Melius’ Representation of Sandra Bullock for Use of Likeness Highlighted in Several National Publications

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KWIKA Partners Michael Kump's and Amber Melius' representation of Sandra Bullock in an entertainment IP matter, exposing illegal affiliate marketing, gained national coverage this week. Ms. Bullock, along with Ellen DeGeneres, is engaged in a legal battle against obscure internet companies...

October 31, 2019

Chad Fitzgerald Featured on Bones Case Podcast

Chad Fitzgerald was invited to speak as a featured guest on Green Hasson & Janks’ Entertainment podcast, tackling the recent Bones lawsuit and settlement. The podcast discusses key issues raised in the case, key challenges faced by litigators (especially those with...

October 31, 2019

KWIKA Partner Shawn Holley to Co-Produce Legal Drama “Reasonable Doubt”

Shawn Holley will co-produce a new legal drama “Reasonable Doubt,” along with Kerry Washington and Larry Wilmore. The series about the US legal system was bought by ABC and is in the early stages of development....

October 24, 2019

Jon Steinsapir Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Daniel Miller’s Los Angeles Times article "When is an Original Tommy’s burger not an original? When it’s one of these 67 look-alikes.” In this article, which details the legal environment surrounding copycat restaurants of...

September 18, 2019

Shawn Holley and Mike Kump Named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers” in California

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KWIKA is proud to announce that Shawn Holley and Mike Kump have been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal‘s “Top 100” list for 2019. The annual list, published by California’s premier legal publication, honors leading lawyers (in...

August 28, 2019

Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2019 “Top Music Lawyers”

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The firm is pleased to announce that Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser have both been selected for inclusion in Billboard’s prestigious “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2019....

June 14, 2019

Jon Steinsapir Quoted in New York Times Article

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Paul Sullivan’s New York Times article “Retouching the Mona Lisa Is Restoration, but a Mickey Mantle? Collectors Cry Fraud.”...

April 1, 2019

KWIKA Wins Unanimous 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision for the Kardashian Sisters

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KWIKA is pleased to announce that the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami, in an unanimous decision, ruled today in favor of firm clients, Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, ending over seven years of litigation brought by a UK distributor...

March 29, 2019

Four KWIKA Attorneys Named Among THR’s 2019 “Power Lawyers”

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The firm is pleased to announce that Howard Weitzman was named as one of the inaugural group of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Legal Legends," and that Dale Kinsella, Michael Kump and Chad Fitzgerald were named to THR's annual "Power Lawyers" list....

March 12, 2019

KWIKA Obtains $179M Award Against Fox et al in Long-Running “Bones” Matter

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The firm recently obtained a $179 million arbitration award, the second largest in television industry history, after successfully representing the executive producer of the hit television series Bones in an arbitration against 20th Century Fox Television, the Fox network and...