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

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 of a competing brand. Read More

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

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 affiliated companies. The decision concluded that 20th Century Fox Television cheated the plaintiff out of his share of profits from the show, and that network executives threatened to cancel the series if he did not accept a lower licensing fee from Fox. Read More

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 charges. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

Hollywood Reporter Covers Denied Motion to Dismiss Player Lawsuit

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." Read More

Gregory Aldisert Comments on Leslie Moonves Investigation in Hollywood Reporter

Greg Aldisert recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the ongoing investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against CBS CEO and chairman Leslie Moonves. Read More

KWIKA continues to defend Frank Darabont/CAA in high profile “Walking Dead” dispute

The firm's continued representation of "The Walking Dead" television show creator Frank Darabont and CAA in the high-profile profit participation suit against AMC was recently covered in David Ng’s Los Angeles Times article “Like a zombie, profit dispute over AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ refuses to die.” Read More

Jefferson Starship Guitarist Cleared to Pursue Breach Suit

A judge recently ruled that Craig Chaquico, former lead guitarist of Jefferson Starship, is allowed to pursue his breach of contract claim against current band members David Freiberg and Donny Baldwin for performance and merchandising revenues made since January 2016. Read More

KWIKA continues to defend Frank Darabont/CAA in ‘Walking Dead’ Dispute

The firm's continued representation of The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont in his profit participation lawsuit against AMC was recently covered in several entertainment publications. Read More