Representative Cases And Expert Designations

Representative Clients

Wynn v. Oprah Winfrey, - representing writers in their action for idea theft and breach of agreement against Oprah Winfrey, Lionsgate, ABC and OWN Network regarding the television show Greenleaf, 2018

Slagle v. A&E Entertainment, Lifetime Network - defamation action against A&E and Lifetime television networks regarding the movie The Happy Face Killer

Martinez v. MGM, - defamation action against MGM regarding the movie American Pimp.

Aleo, v. Elliott, - $200,000,000 overseas real estate fraud scheme where The Lovell Firm represented 144 victims in international fraud scam, securing millions in recovery.

Scott v. 3d Realms, - copyright infringement and trademark infringement against 3D Realms (the Nuke Dukem video game publisher) regarding the Earth No More video game.

John Doe v. American Federation of Musicians - representing over 50 members of the largest musician's union in the world, the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), who faced expulsion for alleged union violations.

Fuentes v. Yanez: representing Univision reporter Paco Fuentes in his assault/battery case against Mexican film superstar Eduardo Yanez regarding the "slap felt around the world."

Expert Designations

Testified As An Expert - Allen v. Viacom; MTV Networks, (Los Angeles County Superior Court) - provided expert testimony regarding contractual interpretation of residuals and royalty rights involving Bill Cosby's animation television series "Little Bill", 2015

Testified as an Expert - Weston v. Barris, (Los Angeles County Superior Court) - provided expert testimony of behalf of legendary Marilyn Monroe photographer George Barris pertaining to intellectual property/ licensing issues.

Testified As An Expert - People of the State of California v. Khoury (Los Angeles County Superior Court) - provided expert testimony regarding talent engagement agreements in the entertainment industry, 2018