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February 7, 2017

Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP Elevates Aaron Liskin to Partner

Santa Monica, CA – February 7, 2017 – Entertainment and business litigation law firm Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP (KWIKA) announces that Aaron Liskin has become a Partner of the Firm....

February 1, 2017

KWIKA files countersuit in Johnny Depp battle

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KWIKA Partners Michael Kump and Suann MacIsaac have filed a countersuit on behalf of The Mandel Company dba The Management Group alleging that its former client Johnny Depp is solely responsible for his poor financial situation....

January 12, 2017

Larry Iser Quoted in Several Publications Regarding “Carpenters” Royalties Lawsuit

Larry Iser was recently quoted in the Associated Press article “Surviving Carpenters Member Sues Over Digital Royalties,” the Variety article "The Carpenters Sue Universal Music Over Digital Royalties," the BBC article "The Carpenters sue Universal Music over unpaid royalties" and...

January 3, 2017

Larry Iser Speaks to Variety on Burke Ramsey Defamation Case

Variety recently reached out to Larry Iser for his opinion on Burke Ramsey’s $750 million lawsuit against CBS over the documentary “The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey.”...

November 21, 2016

Mike Kump Featured in Michigan Law’s “The Quadrangle”

Mike Kump was mentioned in the Fall 2016 Issue of Michigan Law School’s magazine “The Quadrangle,” which features achievements of Michigan Law School grads....

September 15, 2016

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...

August 29, 2016

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....

August 25, 2016

KWIKA scores victory for Kardashians in cosmetics lawsuit

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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. ...

August 19, 2016

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....

August 4, 2016

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"...

August 2, 2016

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...

July 27, 2016

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...