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Our results speak for themselves. KWIKA attorneys regularly secure the best possible outcomes for clients, in or out of the headlines.

April 28, 2015

KHIKS wins $500,000 for ‘Paranormal Activity’ director Peli

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KHIKS partner Jeremiah Reynolds, representing Paranormal Activity writer-director Oren Peli, prevailed in arbitration over a "kill fee" provision in Millennium Films' three-month option agreement with Peli. Millennium had refused to pay the $500,000 fee, which was triggered when negotiations...

March 23, 2015

KHIKS wins international child custody battle in California Court of Appeal

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On March 20, 2015, the California Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District in Fresno, agreed with the arguments presented by the KHIKS team of founder Michael Kump, partner Amber Melius, and associate Joshua Rosenberg. The Court of Appeal ruled...

February 27, 2015

KHIKS wins for Studio Solutions Group on breach of contract

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KHIKS partner Jeremiah Reynolds has prevailed in arbitration on behalf of Studio Solutions Group ("SSG"), an international film distributor, on SSG's claim that film rights licensor IM Global ("IMG") breached the parties' agreements on several films by accepting the agreed-upon...

February 12, 2015

KHIKS settles suit on behalf of Studio Solutions Group

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KHIKS partner Jeremiah Reynolds negotiated a settlement for Taiwanese client Studio Solutions Group (SSG) in its lawsuit against Bob Jones of International Production Associates (IPA) related to defamatory emails sent by Jones to SSG's business partners. In addition to...

December 24, 2014

KHIKS wins film lawsuit for Michael Keaton

KHIKS founding partner Michael Kump and Jeremiah Reynolds convinced a federal judge in Chicago to dismiss claims filed against renowned actor Michael Keaton in connection with the motion picture The Merry Gentleman. Keaton starred in and made his directorial...

November 11, 2014

Firm Scores Big Win in Darabont/AMC Case

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Several trades are reporting the firm's win in New York Supreme Court in the Frank Darabont, et. al v. AMC, et. al case regarding the show "Walking Dead." ...

October 3, 2014

KHIKS wins copyright case on the film ‘Elysium’

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KHIKS partners Michael Kump and Greg Korn represented all defendants in a copyright infringement action filed in 2013 by a screenwriter who claimed the motion picture Elysium starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster infringed the ......

April 28, 2014

KHIKS ‘Stands Up For Gus’ and wins for Jason Patric under First Amendment

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen Moloney agreed with KHIKS founding partner Larry Iser today in a ruling denying Danielle Schreiber's request for a restraining order that would have prevented Larry's client, actor Jason Patric, from using Schreiber and Patric's...

March 28, 2014

KHIKS wins for Bieber/Usher in song theft suit

KHIKS partners Howard Weitzman and Jeremiah Reynolds prevailed on behalf of Justin Bieber and Usher in a lawsuit claiming the singers stole the idea and essential elements of plaintiffs’ 2008 song, “Somebody to Love,” in ......

March 24, 2014

Michael Kump handles major entertainment transaction

Michael Kump represented Lloyd Braun, co-owner and co-founding partner of entertainment powerhouse BermanBraun, in the transaction that resulted in Braun becoming the company’s sole owner by purchasing his partner’s interest as of January 29, 2014....

March 11, 2014

KHIKS obtains summary judgment for Mattel in copyright dispute over ‘Masters of the Universe’

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The United States District Court in Los Angeles has ruled in favor of KHIKS’s client, toy manufacturer Mattel, Inc., entering summary judgment in Mattel’s favor against the claim of writer Donald Glut that Glut owns ......

October 30, 2013

KHIKS wins appeal of Mattel board game win

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The California Court of Appeal has upheld Mattel’s 2011 defense verdict over its alleged failure to adhere to a license agreement for the board game Outburst.  Mattel was represented at trial and again on appeal ......