Two state agencies are trying to vastly increase the payout and address alleged inadequacies in the non-monetary terms of the proposed $10 million settlement.
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Seeking class-action status, new lawsuit claims the ‘League of Legends’ developer operates under a ‘men-first’ ‘bro culture’ in which harassment and inappropriate behavior go unchecked.
Ruling means technology owner Rearden’s IP infringement lawsuits and discovery efforts can continue.
Settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 on behalf of animation and VFX workers to be paid out in July and August.
Former Sheridan student files suit claiming striking similarities are far too numerous to be attributable to chance.
Disney and Viacom-owned Nickelodeon allegedly in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act with the use of illegal tracking methods in mobile games such as ‘Disney Princess Palace Pets’ and ‘Llama Spit Spit.’
MOVA developers suing Disney and Marvel for IP Infringement expand lawsuit to include ‘Deadpool,’ and ‘Terminator: Genisys’ features and ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ video game.
Intellectual property lawsuit alleges Disney, Marvel and others knowingly infringed copyrights, trademarks, and/or patents by using stolen CG technology in blockbuster movies.
Settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed workers in December 2014 on behalf of animation and VFX workers covers Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Two Pic MC, formerly known as ImageMovers.
Comcast-owned studio reaches a settlement in the class-action lawsuit filed in December 2014 claiming it and other Hollywood studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
Class-action lawsuit filed by minority DWA shareholder Ann Arbor City Employees Retirement Systems seeks a share of the profits from an alleged side deal that took place as part of the $3.8 billion merger deal back in April.
District Court Judge John S. Tigar issues preliminary injunction blocking the use of the Academy Award-winning facial motion capture technology by all its licensees, including Digital Domain.
New petition raises questions about the statute of limitations for the class-action lawsuit alleging that studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements.
Settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Sony and other studios violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists via non-poaching agreements will see a payout of roughly $13 million to the initial plaintiffs and other class members.
Settlement provides for a cash payment of almost $6 million, with $10,000 for each of the named plaintiffs; hearing on the proposed settlement is scheduled for June 16.
Lawsuit accuses Reel FX co-founder Dale Carmen and other former employees of stealing Virtual Reality-related business opportunities and pocketing more than $2.6 million in revenue.
District Judge Lucy Koh rejects the requests of Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar, Sony and other Hollywood studios to dismiss claims the companies violated antitrust laws by conspiring to suppress the wages of animation and VFX artists.
TMZ reports that ‘Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening and his wife are being sued by a former nanny for their treatment of Hispanics.
Lawsuit contended that the roots of the anti-poaching agreements went back to the mid-1980s, when George Lucas and Ed Catmull agreed to not raid each other’s employees.
Studios file a motion to dismiss proposed class action lawsuit over alleged anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals.
Three class-action lawsuits over anti-poaching and wage-fixing deals by Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and other animation studios have been consolidated into a single complaint under the jurisdiction of antitrust federal judge Lucy Koh.
A new class-action suit is filed in Washington courts contending that studios such as The Walt Disney Co. and DreamWorks Animation conspired to suppress wages via “non-poaching” agreements.
Plaintiff alleges that DreamWorks “made false and/or misleading financial statements, and failed to disclose material adverse facts about the company's business, operations, prospects and performance.”