Indiana Right of Publicity Litigation Update – The Estate of Bette Davis v. Erickson Beamon

The Estate of Bette Davis et al v. Erickson Beamon, Ltd.

Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-01687-JMS-DKL
File Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
Plaintiff: The Estate of Betty DavisCMG Worldwide, Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Theodore John Minch of Sovich Minch LLP
Defendant: Erickson Beamon, Ltd.
Cause: Indiana State Statutory Right of Publicity, California State Statutory Right of Publicity, Other Statutory and Common Law Rights of Publicity, Unfair Competition, Common Law Unfair Competition, Unjust Enrichment, Conversion, Deception, Indiana Crime Victims’ Act
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Denise K. LaRue

Indiana Trademark Litigation Update – CMG Worldwide v. Brando Enterprises

CMG Worldwide, Inc. v. Brando Enterprises, LP et al

Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-01384-SEB-DML
File Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Plaintiff: CMG Worldwide, Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Theodore John Minch of Sovich Minch LLP
Defendant: Brando Enterprises, LPBrand Sense Partners, LLC
Cause: Notice of Removal, Declaration of Existence of Valid and Enforceable Contract between Parties, Declaration of Promissory Estoppel
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Sarah Evans Barker
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch

Indiana Copyright Litigation Update – Sharon Chobat v. Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

Sharon Chobat v. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. et al

Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-01041-TWP-DML
File Date: Friday, July 27, 2012
Plaintiff: Sharon Chobat
Plaintiff Counsel: Theodore J. Minch of Sovich Minch LLP
Defendant: Dale Earnhardt, Inc.Smyle Media Consulting, Teresa Earnhardt
Defendant Counsel: Wayne C. Turner, Nathan Lee Lundquist
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference with Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Conversion, Fraud, Indiana Crime Victims Act
Court: Southern District of Indiana
Judge: Judge Tanya Walton Pratt
Referred To: Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch