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Spotify Copyright Violation Settlement

Spotify, the digital on-demand music service, is paying more than $43 million to settle a class action alleging it made available for streaming or limited downloading music for which it did not have rights or a license for use. The complaint alleged the company had violated copyright laws.  Read more

Ticketmaster TradeDesk Program Supports Scalpers Class Action

What, exactly, is Ticketmaster’s TradeDesk program? The complaint for this class action alleges that it is simply to enable scalpers, so that Ticketmaster can get a second cut of revenue on sales.   Read more

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Ticketmaster Winks at Scalpers for a Cut of the Action, Says Class Action

This complaint claims that Ticketmaster, LLC and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. have allowed ticket scalpers to flourish rather than getting rid of them, alleging that the companies receive kickbacks from scalpers’ sales. This allows them to make money on the same tickets twice, the complaint claims: once when the tickets are originally sold and then  Read more

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Pokemon Go Fest Settlement

Niantic, Inc. is settling a class action filed in relation to its Pokemon Go Festival in Chicago, Illinois on July 22, 2017. The complaint alleges that technical difficulties prevented attendees from playing Pokemon Go during the festival.  Read more

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Conor McGregor Pay-Per-View Settlement

Ultimate Fighting Championship has agreed to settle a lawsuit made up of five consolidated class actions alleging that, because of flaws in its online streaming system, purchasers of the pay-per-view Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Conor McGregor fight were unable to see some or all of the fight. The complaints assert various claims, including breach of  Read more

Anschutz Entertainment Group Arena Booking Ozzy Osbourne Antitrust Class Action

“London’s most essential large concert venue” is the O2 Arena, selling fifty percent more tickets in 2016 than any other arena-sized venue in the world. Why, then, has rock star Ozzy Osbourne filed a class action relating to it? Because, the complaint says, Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (AEG) requires that artists who book the O2  Read more

O2 Arena in London

Anschutz Entertainment Group Arena Booking Ozzy Osbourne Antitrust Class Action

“London’s most essential large concert venue” is the O2 Arena, selling fifty percent more tickets in 2016 than any other arena-sized venue in the world. Why, then, has rock star Ozzy Osbourne filed a class action relating to it? Because, the complaint says, Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (AEG) requires that artists who book the O2  Read more

O2 Arena in London

James Bond Movie Boxed Set Settlement

Metro-Goldwyn Studios, Inc. (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC have agreed to settle a class action alleging that they did not properly label certain boxed sets of James Bond movies.   Read more

TouchTunes Music Jukebox Settlement

TouchTunes provides digital jukebox services and also runs a mobile app that allows user to buy credits to play songs on its digital jukeboxes. However, other persons, such as the staff at the location of the digital jukebox, may use a remote control to skip songs that users have requested, and the complaint alleges that  Read more

AMC Entertainment Omissions on Theater Acquisitions Securities Class Action

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. recently completed a series of acquisitions that make it the world’s largest chain of movie theaters, with theaters in the US, the UK, and Europe. The complaint for this class action alleges that AMC’s public filings contained omissions and misleading statements that violated either the 1933 Securities Act or the 1934  Read more