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February 21, 2019

Kim Kardashian West Files Image Copyright Suit Against Fashion Website

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KWIKA recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of Kim Kardashian West, alleging that the online retailer Missguided is tricking consumers into believing she is professionally associated with the company by using her name and image without authorization. ...

February 21, 2019

Jonathan Steinsapir Quoted on Suit Over Undelivered Artwork

Jon Steinsapir's representation of art collectors who paid half a million dollars for three pieces of undelivered artwork was covered in Sarah Cascone's Art.com article "A Collector Couple Is Suing Dealer Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim for ‘Despicable’ Failure to Deliver Paid-For Art."...

February 12, 2019

Larry Iser Comments on Jeff Bezos, Enquirer Legal Battle

Larry Iser was recently quoted in Edvard Pettersson's Bloomberg article "Jeff Bezos' Lawyer Is Known for Scaring Tabloids Away From Hollywood Celebrities."...

January 3, 2019

Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP Elevates Katherine Kleindienst, Joshua Rosenberg and Nicholas Soltman to Partnership

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Santa Monica, CA – January 3, 2019 – Entertainment, intellectual property and business litigation boutique law firm Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP (KWIKA) announces that Katherine (“Kat”) Kleindienst, Joshua Rosenberg and Nicholas Soltman have become Partners of the Firm. ...

December 13, 2018

Shawn Holley Profiled in Glamour Magazine

Shawn Holley was recently profiled in Mattie Kahn’s Glamour article “Shawn Holley Will Free You Now” for her work with client Kim Kardashian West in freeing Alice Marie Johnson, a woman sentenced to serve life in prison for nonviolent drug...

December 12, 2018

Shawn Holley Named a ‘Hollywood Troubleshooter’ by The Hollywood Reporter

Shawn Holley has been selected for inclusion in The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 20 “Hollywood Troubleshooters” list....

December 10, 2018

Jon Steinsapir Comments on LL Cool J Lawsuit in Bloomberg Law

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Kyle Jahner’s Bloomberg Law article "LL Cool J May Luck Into ‘Rock the Bells’ Rights for Sirius Channel,” which analyzes the hip hop artist’s trademark lawsuit over the name of now-defunct music festival Rock the Bells....

October 31, 2018

Zachary Elsea Comments to USA Today on Pharrell Cease and Desist

Zachary Elsea recently spoke with USA Today about musician Pharrell Williams' threat to sue President Donald Trump for using Williams' song "Happy" at an event on Saturday, October 27th....

October 23, 2018

Hollywood Reporter Covers Denied Motion to Dismiss Player Lawsuit

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The Hollywood Reporter recently covered a judge's order denying the motion to dismiss a trademark lawsuit between the founding members of Player, known for their hit "Baby Come Back."...

July 19, 2018

Zachary Elsea Comments on Possible Sacha Baron Cohen Suit in Hollywood Reporter, Radio Interview

Zachary Elsea’s guest column on possible legal action against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen over his latest project was published in The Hollywood Reporter on July 18, 2018. Additionally, Zachary was invited to appear as a guest on the radio show...

May 11, 2018

Jon Steinsapir Quoted on Dr Dre Trademark Battle

Jon Steinsapir was recently asked by World Intellectual Property Review to discuss the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) recent decision against Dr Dre in his trademark opposition against a gynecologist's filings for a similar name....

March 23, 2018

Zachary Elsea Quoted in Billboard

Zachary Elsea was recently quoted in Colin Stutz' Billboard article "The 'Blurred Lines' Appeal Failed — Now What?"...