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PostPosted: June 17th, 2015, 3:05 pm 
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HE SUED HER FIRST, DROPPED THE SUIT, AND THEN SHE SUED HIM...
Freelance journalist cites financial, physical loss as defamation trial against Vancouver Games CEO begins

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/nation ... story.html
"Freelance journalist Laura Robinson took on an establishment sports figure three years ago, in print. The story directed allegations of physical and verbal abuse, made by people identified as former students... Reacting to her article, Furlong went too far and defamed her, Robinson claims. She’s now suing him in B.C. Supreme Court."

WOW, THEIR EXCUSES ARE LAME!
Simply Read Books Faces Complaints of Late Payments, Breached Contracts

http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic ... racts.html
"A group of Canadian children’s book authors and illustrators is unhappy with Vancouver-based publisher Simply Read Books, which they say has breached contracts and failed to pay advances and royalties on time. Nine creators and one former Simply Read editor spoke to PW, with complaints dating back to 2006."

HE SAID / HE SAID - THIS SHOULD BE INTERESTING...
Donald Trump campaign fires back: We paid to use Neil Young's song

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/20 ... latestnews
"The New York real estate mogul arrived on stage at his campaign kickoff announcement Tuesday as the sounds of Young's 'Rockin' In The Free World' blared through the atrium at Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan...with the rocker claiming Trump didn't have permission to use the music..." but then 'Through a licensing agreement with ASCAP, Mr. Trump’s campaign paid for and obtained the legal right to use Neil Young’s recording of Rockin' In The Free World,'Trump's Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski told us."

CAN YOU SUE A NEW COMPANY THAT ABSORBED AN OLD COMPANY THAT (ALLEGEDLY) WRONGED YOU?
Tess Gerritsen’s lawsuit over film ‘Gravity’ is dealt a setback

http://www.pressherald.com/2015/06/16/t ... a-setback/
"At issue is whether Warner Bros. can be held liable for an agreement she signed with a production company, which was absorbed by Warner Bros., to make a film with similarities to her book."


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