Hollywood Docket: YouTube lawyers take bow; B.O. trading ban; Michael Jackson doc

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Hollywood Docket: YouTube lawyers take bow; B.O. trading ban; Michael Jackson doc

Fri Jun 25, 2010 @ 10:31AM PST
  • You saw the result in the Viacom-YouTube case. Now tally the lawyers' scorecards. YouTube's lead litigators are David Kramer and a team at Wilson Sonsini and a group at Mayer Brown. Viacom's team is from Shearman & Sterling and Jenner & Block.  [Lawshucks]
  • A ban on the trading of derivatives based on box office results was approved by Congress as part of an amendment to the Wall Street reform bill. The company behind one planned exchange is threatening a lawsuit. [THR]
  • Michael Jackson's estate is objecting to a documentary set to be released in Japan, saying that the film's promoters are misleading fans by making it appear as if it was authorized. [AP]
  • Mexico has requested the extradition of former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, accused of murdering his wife at an upscale resort. [Reuters] 

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