What we (and Disney) can learn from the Scarlett Johansson case

A few weeks ago, MCU star Scarlett Johansson made waves with the news of her breach of contract lawsuit against Disney after the dual release of her standalone film Black Widow in cinemas as well as on Disney+ Premier Access. While this case was both unprecedented and significant in the context of Hollywood’s post-pandemic launch […]

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Scarlet & Mouse Game: Inside the Scarlett Johansson-Disney tussle

The recent news of Scarlett Johansson’s breach of contract lawsuit against Disney, the TVoD segment of the OTT sector and Hollywood at large are both on high alert about the outcome of this situation. While the lawsuit is fairly straightforward, the situation at large is quite nuanced and could have interesting, long-term repercussions on the […]

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Synamedia joins LOT Network to protect against patent trolls

London: Independent video software provider Synamedia today announced it has joined the global non-profit organization LOT Network as a protective measure against patent assertion entities (PAEs, or more commonly referred to as “patent trolls”). Synamedia is the first UK-headquartered leader in the global video and pay-TV solutions industry to join LOT Network’s community.   LOT Network is an international […]

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