ST. LOUIS (CN) - The St. Louis Art Museum will get to keep a painted mask of an ancient Egyptian noblewoman that was the center of a 3-year legal battle between the museum and the United States government.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Cablevision should not have been let off the hook for firing their "only African-American operations manager" before a federal jury heard his discrimination claims, the 2nd Circuit ruled on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A pilot who claims he had an affair with actor John Travolta can fight the validity of a confidentiality agreement in order to write a kiss-and-tell book, a California appeals court ruled Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A group of Hulu users who claim the website illegally shared their data with third parties cannot sue as a class for Hulu's disclosure of information via Facebook "likes," a federal magistrate judge ruled.
(CN) - Redbox did not violate California law by requiring customers to provide a ZIP code to rent DVDs, a divided panel of the 9th Circuit ruled.
(CN) - Monster Energy owes $1.7 million to Beastie Boys after a federal jury in New York credited the copyright infringement claims by the band.
(CN) - An heir's long quest for the return of two 16th century paintings stolen from her father-in-law by Nazi Reichsmarschall Herman Göring does not conflict with federal policy, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday.
(CN) - Bobby Brown and members of his R&B group New Edition owe their manager more than $500,000 in commissions for the group's reunion tour after dropping him mid-tour, the manager claims in a lawsuit in New York County Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The canceled crime drama "Southland" used an autopsy photo of a murdered man in the show's title sequence without the victim's mother's consent, she claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - British film and TV star Craig Fairbrass claims in court that his Hollywood defrauded him of money owed for his star turn in the action movie "The Outsider" with James Caan.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A federal judge awarded Black Eyes Peas songwriter will.i.am $1 million in costs and attorney's fees for defending against a claim that the band infringed copyright in the 2009 hit, "I Gotta Feeling."
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Much-sued comedian Katt Williams was sued again Thursday, by five men who claim he owes them more than $125,000 for their work on his 2012-13 Live Nation tour.
(CN) - Model Natalie White claims that renowned rock and roll photographer Peter Beard breached an agreement to give her giant Polaroid shots of several supermodels.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Katt Williams's manager, Mark Williams, claims the comedian punched him in the face and knocked him out on May 27, in Superior Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - The creator of a web series about a foul-mouthed, misbehaving teddy bear claims in court that "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane ripped off the character for his 2012 R-rated comedy, "Ted."
SAN DIEGO (CN) - Nine hungry customers sued AMC Entertainment for offering federal employees a free small popcorn in a 10-day promotion last year, while denying free corn to state, county and city employees, "unemployed theatergoers" and "moviegoers working in the private sector."
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A Pittsburgh company that charges people hundreds of dollars to present their TV and movie ideas to the entertainment industry needs to do more to persuade a judge that a dissatisfied customer and employee stole its trade secrets.
ST. LOUIS (CN) - Four Christian hip-hop artists claim in court that Katy Perry ripped off their song for her mega-hit "Dark Horse," which they say tarnished the original tune with images of "witchcraft, paganism" and "black magic."
(CN) - The co-founder of the dating service Tinder says in a lawsuit that the company's top executives subjected her to "a barrage" of sexism and took away her "co-founder" title because having a woman with the title "makes the company seem like a joke."
(CN) - Actor Columbus Short knocked a man unconscious when he punched him in the face at an engagement party and then "cowardly fled the scene," the man says in a lawsuit.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A Hollywood resident claims that Charitybuzz broke a promise to offer him a speaking role in a movie in return for his giving $100,000 to La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - Tippi Hedren sued two insurers she claims are refusing to pay a $1.5 million judgment she won against an attorney she sued for legal malpractice.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Nestor "Zaldy" Goco, a ballyhooed fashion designer for scores of musical acts, wrongfully cut business partners out of more than $250,000 in proceeds from work done for the estate of the late Michael Jackson, two men claim in court.
BROOKLYN (CN) - A teenage girl claims in court that she tried to kill herself after her friend posted online a nude selfie that she sent him on Snapchat.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Twitter illegally spams users and nonusers with text-message ads from third parties in an effort to prop up its bottom line, a class action claims in Federal Court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - TMZ fired a producer on bogus claims of racism after he complained that a black co-worker had been going through his trash and reading emails on his office computer and phone, the man claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - FilmOn principal Alki David claimed credit on CNN for a lifelike animation of Michael Jackson that appeared at this year's Billboard Music Awards, though he had nothing to do with its creation, an animation company claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - 20th Century Fox claims in court that a California-based company is trading off its name to defraud investors in an international investment scheme, in the United States and China.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (CN) - A son of a family whose prosecution for child sex allegations became the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary claims in court that the Nassau County's District Attorney's office defamed him as a "psychopath" after a federal appeals court found he may have been innocent.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A stuntwoman was "severely burned over multiple parts of her body" during production of reality TV game show "Face Off," she claims in court.
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A dog owned by "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" stars Kaitlin Olson and Robert McElhenney's mauled a toddler's face at a Father's Day gathering two years ago, the parents claim in court.
The Lords Home Affairs EU Sub-Committee also said it was wrong to give search engines such as Google the job of deciding what should be removed. Read more from BBC.
Amazon.com Inc. said its dispute with Hachette Book Group is part of an initiative to lower digital-book prices and boost income for authors. Read more from Bloomberg.
Flickr announced Tuesday that it too is expanding into the image licensing game, allowing photographers who upload their images to sell them through a newly-created Flickr Marketplace. Read more from Gigaom.
In what might be yet another sign that Marvel should begin to fret that the U.S. Supreme Court could review a massive superhero rights dispute, the respected attorney Tom Goldstein is now co-representing Jack Kirby's family members. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
People can complete all sorts of tasks with a smartphone now - order tickets, check the weather or call a taxi. With the Pirate Bay's new website, people will also be able to easily steal copyrighted content on their mobile phones. Read more from The New York Times.
The singer-songwriter argues that a federal copyright law preempts Claudette Robinson's claim of being entitled to a share of his big hits. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter.
Amazon.com Inc. began accepting pre-orders of Warner Bros. DVDs as the companies moved closer to resolving a dispute over pricing, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Read more from Bloomberg.
The Hallmark Channel and its sister network Hallmark Movie Channel are doing so well they should get congratulation cards from their namesake. Read more from Los Angeles Times.
Under a new chief executive, Gary Knell, and his newly appointed editor in chief, Susan Goldberg, the Society and its flagship publication are picking up the pace, speeding the Society's transformation into a 21st-century media organization. Read more from The Washington Post.
This week, The New Yorker is getting its first-ever multiplatform ad buyout thanks to HSBC. The seven-figure deal promoting the relaunch of HSBC's Premier consumer program covers the full print, tablet and phone editions of the magazine's June 30 issue as well as a good chunk of its website. Read more from AdWeek.
Preliminary data on Internet congestion in the US indicates there isn't much of it -- unless Netflix is part of the equation. Read more from CNet.
A San Diego court ruled that the case against 27-year-old Kevin Bollaert - who is accused of hosting thousands of explicit images of women on a website and extorting money to have them removed - will go to trial in July. Read more from Vice.
The complex system of music licensing came under attack in a congressional hearing on Tuesday, as entertainment and media executives pleaded for changes to how music rights were acquired and paid for online and by radio and television stations. Read more from The New York Times.
Vice Media, the digital group which has mounted an aggressive assault on traditional news providers, is in talks to sell a major stake in itself to Time Warner. Read more from Sky News.