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Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy for Using Look-Alike Model in Ads

In the most idiotic ad lawsuit from a celebrity since Lindsay Lohan sued E*Trade for uttering the word Lindsay, Kim Kardashian is reportedly suing Old Navy for using a model…

July 20, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT

Tiny Belly, Huge Scam: Banner Ads Accused of $1 Billion Hustle

Like all lard-ass Americans, I dream of being in better shape. Those ubiquitous "Tricks of a Tiny Belly" banner ads gave me hope. If it's on the Internet, it must…

July 11, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT

Judge Says Apple Can't Stop Amazon From Using 'App Store' Also: games are the most popular apps

Although “App Store” might conjure images of Apple’s online app downloading mecca for many people, one U.S. judge says that doesn’t mean that no one else can use the name. Last…

July 7, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT

Forensic Art Expert Sues 'New Yorker' Author Wants $2 million for defamation over David Grann piece

Forensic art expert Peter Paul Biro brought a $2 million defamation suit Wednesday against The New Yorker staff writer David Grann and Advance Magazine Publishers (owners of Condé Nast, which…

June 30, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

'American Idol' Lawsuit Tossed Out Self-described 'most-hated contestant' had sued over discrimination

A New York federal judge has kicked out a discrimination lawsuit against American Idol filed by a homosexual contestant who was told by the crew to “gay it up,” ruling…

June 24, 2011, 6:38 AM EDT

Associated Press Sues Syndication Service Claims 'video snacking' company Grab owes $3M

Online “video snacking” syndication company, Grab Networks, is suffering a case of indigestion over a $3 million bill from the Associated Press that’s been left unpaid for nearly two years,…

June 21, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT

WPP Sues TRA Global Over Analysis System Claims infringement of proprietary method

Global communications giant WPP has fired off what appears to be a preemptive salvo against TRA Global, a company in which it invested, in a battle over proprietary methods of…

June 17, 2011, 6:31 AM EDT

Lizzie Grubman Sued by Driver Cheesed chauffeur wants $1 million in overtime

Public relations diva Lizzie Grubman, who notoriously plowed her Mercedes SUV into a crowd of Hamptons party goers, is being sued by the man who has kept her away from…

June 14, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT

AOL Sues Bebo Wants outstanding IT costs paid by its former social network

Why does AOL find it so hard to say goodbye? It took nearly 10 years for the dial-up company to split with Time Warner following the failed merger, and now AOL…

June 10, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT

Can a Beer Label Be Hazardous to Your Health, Safety and Welfare?

Here's an odd story from the world of packaging. Flying Dog brewery is suing the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on First Amendment grounds after its best-selling beer, Raging Bitch, was…

June 1, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

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