We are currently lead counsel on class actions against five major movie studios, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros., Paramount and 20th Century Fox, for underpayment of talent and entities for movies made prior to 1981 that were released on home video.
In short, everything about this case is unusual, and I don't understand what Sterling expects to gain ...
Profit participants are unfortunately forced to play by the Studio’s rules in a game that is unfairly one-sided
By 1978 he launched his own law firm and picked up big-name clients, including Yoko Ono, serving as her principal lawyer in the early 1980s.
Weinberger is represented by James Ryan of Johnson & Johnson.
Beverly Hills firm Johnson & Johnson LLP along with Kiesel Law LLP, Sherman Oaks’ Pearson, Simon & Warshaw LLP and Woodland Hill’s Boucher, LLP are representing the plaintiffs in the Universal action.
Under "licenses" or "leases," artists have an even split with labels. Under "sales," artists only get about 15 percent of net receipts ... compensate an estimated 7,500 artists
Potentially watershed case from attorney Neville Johnson ... Also representing the plaintiffs are attorneys Douglas Johnson and Jordanna Thigpen.
The lawsuit is being handled by attorney Neville Johnson, who not only has gone head-to-head with Sony before ...
"He was duped," Johnson said. "But the company's abuse is pretty damning.
“It’s a tragedy that a nurse sworn to protect their patients would ever do something like this,” her attorney Douglas Johnson said.
The country singer is alleged to have cut a production company out of his work with director James Keach
Neville Johnson, Douglas Johnson and Alyson Decker of Beverly Hills firm Johnson & Johnson represent Kupcinet
The suit alleges that Charlie and Ted have similar physical attributes and similar vulgar traits
Bengal Mangle Productions claims that Ted “is an unlawful copy” of its own animated teddy
Mr. Garner's legacy is on film and in the lawbooks.
practice of only paying profit participants based on 20 percent of what they receive instead of 100 percent of their sales.
Bautzer’s services to Hughes went beyond Law to include serving as paymaster to Hughes’s many girlfriends
Neville L. Johnson, attorney for Beverly Deteresa, the flight attendant who served O.J. Simpson on his flight to Chicago the night that his wife was murdered in 1994
For the sixth consecutive year, The Hollywood Reporter named Neville Johnson a Power Lawyer, one the top 100 entertainment lawyers in the US
Given that the Internet provides virtually unlimited access to information, it is no surprise that claims of defamation and invasion of privacy have exploded.
The National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM) lost the first round of its fight against the constitutionality of the California Talent Agencies Act (TAA)
Martha Davis has been looking at her royalty statements and wondering whether she should be getting more income when consumers buy music off of digital outlets.
“It’s exciting to challenge practices in the music, film and television industries that violate the rights of talent for compensation they are owed,” Johnson says.
Glen Larson is represented by attorney Neville Johnson, who previously handled the lawsuit of Jack Klugman, star of the Larson-produced show Quincy, M.E.
The most important attribute of a trial attorney is the ability to know which cases to take and which to turn down.
The plaintiff is repped by teams from L.A.'s Johnson & Johnson, Kiesel & Larson, and Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny
The four lawsuits, filed by teams from L.A.'s Johnson & Johnson, Kiesel & Larson, Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny, allege causes of action for breach of contract
The four lawsuits - a class action - were also filed on behalf of others who might be added later, said Neville Johnson, an attorney representing the plaintiffs.
American soul veteran Bobby Womack suing for fraud is represented by James T. Ryan of Johnson & Johnson LLP in Beverly Hills
Song theft lawsuits are on the rise, but this one, authored by THR power lawyer Neville Johnson, is filled with details about musicology and contains other idiosyncrasies.
The Rick Nelson Co. is represented by Neville L. Johnson, Douglas L. Johnson and John D. Fowler of Johnson & Johnson LLP.
Hamilton and Plancich are represented by Neville Johnson, and John Fowler of Johnson & Johnson in Beverly Hills.
He is represented by Neville Johnson with Johnson & Johnson of Beverly Hills.
Larson is represented by Neville Johnson, Douglas Johnson and James Ryan of Johnson and Johnson in Beverly Hills.
Lee's attorney, Douglas Johnson, tells E! News that Drake's response is "total nonsense." "It's just not true and I am very surprised by his statements," he said, adding, "This will all be taken care of in court."
The group is represented by a whopping 13 attorneys at five law firms and might be the biggest legal action on this front yet
The suit was filed by four firms: Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny in San Francisco, Hausfeld in Washington DC, and Kiesel Boucher Larson and Johnson & Johnson in Beverly Hills.
Over the last few months, the music industry has been rocked by multiple lawsuits alleging that artists such as Kenny Rogers, Sister Sledge, Rob Zombie and others have been cheated out of substantial money from the improper calculation of revenues from digital music.
In so doing, WARNER has applied the incorrect formula for calculating royalties owed to Plaintiffs and Class members
Lee is represented by Neville Johnson, who previously filed a lawsuit against Drake on behalf of Playboy Enterprises for sampling an unauthorized sound recording it owned on "Best I Ever Had."
Neville Johnson, attorney for Richert and Osmond, said Wednesday that the confidentiality issue remains unresolved.
Nelson's estate is represented by Neville Johnson and Douglas Johnson with Johnson & Johnson.
Douglas L. Johnson of Beverly Hills-based Johnson & Johnson LLP said his firm has for years brought profit participation cases on behalf of artists ...
Her case “underscores the horrors of being a successful writer in Hollywood,” says her attorney, Neville Johnson of Johnson & Johnson.
According to Ms. Bendinger’s lawyer, Neville Johnson of Johnson & Johnson, Beacon ... and the guild will jointly choose an arbitrator.
The suit, filed by Johnson & Johnson LLP, accuses Universal of fraud, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, negligent misrepresentation, and unfair business practices.
JJLLPLAW at September 2011 Las Vegas convention (Douglas L. Johnson in the blue polka dot tie!)
Douglas Johnson, one of the attorneys who filed the suit on behalf of show creators Michael Elias and Richard Eustis, said CAA made deals with Warner Bros. Television that granted CAA better terms than their clients received and made the agency an extra $9 million.
Larson, who presided over "Six Million Dollar Man," "Magnum P.I." and others, alleges a decades-long fraud: “It’s Hollywood’s version of being a sharecropper.”
The suit, filed by Neville Johnson, Douglas Johnson, James Ryan and Nausheen Kazalbasch of Johnson & Johnson, alleges causes of action for breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, conversion, fraud, ...
The suit, filed by Nevile Johnson, Douglas Johnson and James Ryan of Beverly Hills’ Johnson & Johnson, alleges causes of action for breach of contract, declaratory relief, accounting,
The suit, filed by Neville Johnson, Douglas Johnson and James Ryan of Beverly Hills’ Johnson and Johnson firm, alleges causes of action for breach of contract, ...
Playboy Enterprises Inc. owns the rights to a 1975 song "Fallin' in Love" sampled by rapper Drake for "Best I Ever Had" that was recently No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100
In 2007 Alan Ladd Jr. won a $3.2 million jury verdict against Warner Bros. for unpaid profits on movies he produced with Jay Kantor
The South Carolina real estate broker who starred on the first season of A&E’s hit reality series was awarded $4 million based on an oral contract to share revenue.
Douglas L. Johnson & Neville L. Johnson have a new published article in Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review Vol. 44:277
The plaintiffs' lawyer, Neville L. Johnson of Johnson & Johnson LLP, said it is uncommon for respondents in anti-SLAPP motions to get sanctions.
Pellicano is now serving his sentence at the federal prison in Safford, Ariz., and Bureau of Prisons records say he is currently scheduled for release in 2019.
In December 2008, Pellicano was given a 15-year jail sentence for 76 counts of illegal wiretapping.
The suit, filed by Neville Johnson of LA's Johnson & Johnson, alleges causes of action for breach of contract and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, as well as declaratory relief, unjust enrichment and an accounting.
Neville Johnson files breach of contract against film producer Sony for Burt Reynolds caper "Smokey and the Bandit" , seeks an accounting of the film's profits
Singer Would Like to Be Paid for Having Her Music Stolen in 'Catfish'
Steven Seagal, A&E Television Network Settle Stolen Cable Reality TV Show Idea Lawsuit
The Idea Factory claims in a lawsuit filed in August 2009 that its representatives met with Seagal in 2007 and presented their idea of a reality show.
Beverly Hills attorney Neville Johnson represents Idea Factory and its related companies Genuine Entertainment and Rebel Entertainment Partners
What Vogue Actually Pays Its Models It’s not much! Filings made in association with a $3.75 million lawsuit...
"I don’t think it’s a legitimate documentary because they’re filming a movie about themselves and there was no public interest in this," explained Neville Johnson, one of Threshold's lawyers.
Vera Baker, represented by Neville Johnson of Beverly Hills, seeks punitive damages for a fabricated sex scandal by Obama's opponents.
The gray area between truth and fiction where filmmakers can expose themselves to legal liability, according to Neville Johnson, ...
"Juries are highly skeptical and view studios in the same light as insurance companies," said Neville Johnson, a litigator ...
Playboy Enterprises alleges that Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds' 'Fallin' in Love' is used in Drizzy's 'Best I Ever Had.'
A NY has slapped A&E for filing in "bad faith" a lawsuit seeking to clarify who generated the idea behind "Steven Seagal: Lawman."
"Chick Magnet" and "Ladies Man" infant t-shirts and Nordstrom ...
Johnson & Johnson LLP was featured on Best of LA, KCAL9
“Attorney-client conversations with his client were recorded, and we heard those tapes come out in the Pellicano trial,” Johnson said.
Douglas Johnson, an entertainment lawyer in Los Angeles who has represented reality TV production companies and contestants ...
"My side has never been out," she told reporters outside the courtroom yesterday, the Times reports. "This has basically ruined my life."
Model Monika Zsibrita Says Not a Gold Digger, Gets Lawsuit Against Chris Rock Unsealed: Did Rock Open Up This Can of...
Monika Zsibrita filed the case and has involved a paternity suit, DNA tests, detective Anthony Pellicano and radio host Howard Stern.
Douglas Johnson said "They (Universal) play hard ball all the time. It's never 'Hey, let's sit down and talk.'"
Higgins trust sues Hirsch over ‘9 to 5’ Lawyer accused of malpractice, breach of duty By...
“My client wishes to have privacy. This is not a good thing to have happen to you,” the lawyer, Neville Johnson, said.
Douglas Johnson, representing Sturman, said evidence from the recent criminal trials against Pellicano ...
News gathering has placed the First Amendment rights of the media on a collision course with the privacy rights of individuals
Beverly Hills attorney Neville L. Johnson comments on International Privacy in World Media Law Report
Lescht secretly videotaped these conversations with a "hat cam," i.e., a small camera hidden in her hat;
$626 billion annually — is from copyright businesses.
Special Dedication in Privacy Torts to Neville L. Johnson in exposing some of the worst outrages of media newsgathering.
Champions of Justice Radio Show, KRLA 870 AM, August 2, 2008
Neville L. Johnson took on SAG, WGA and DGA over the millions he alleges are owed to guild members from the collection of foreign levies.
Jack Klugman, represented Neville L. Johnson, says “I don’t want their money. I want my money
Jack Klugman files complaint against NBC Universal to exercise his right to audit the popular TV series.
Suing the media, supporting the First Amendment: the paradox of Neville Johnson and the battle for...
Establishing Constitutional Malice for Defamation and Privacy, Hidden Cameras and Deception
Harvard Law Review, Vol. IV, No. 5, December 15, 1890