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February 2, 2023

Kate Mangels Speaks to the Associated Press, Fox, and Reuters on Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ Developments

Kate Mangels was recently quoted in the Associated Press, Fox, and Reuters regarding the DA’s official charges against Alec Baldwin for the tragic ‘Rust’ shooting. Speaking on the case for numerous publications since it developed, ......

January 25, 2023

Kate Mangels Quoted in Reuters, Fox, Variety, and The A.V. Club on Alec Baldwin’s Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Kate Mangels recently spoke with Reuters, Fox, Variety, and The A.V. Club about Alec Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter charge for the death of ‘Rust’ cinematographer ​​Halyna Hutchins. When discussing the difficulty of convicting Baldwin for involuntary ......

January 10, 2023

Kate Mangels and Allen Secretov Elevated to Partner – Deadline Covers Announcement

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Deadline reported today that KWIKH attorneys Kate Mangels and Allen Secretov have been promoted to Partner. Read the full press release below. Santa Monica, CA – January 1, 2023 – Entertainment powerhouse law firm Kinsella ......

December 6, 2022

Nick Soltman Quoted In Front Office Sports on the ​​Hans Niemann Lawsuit

Nick Soltman was recently featured in Front Office Sports’ article “Magnus Carlsen, Chess.com File to Dismiss $100M Suit,” which also appeared in the publication’s morning newsletter. The article explained the defense launched by chess champion ......

October 27, 2022

Allen Secretov Speaks to Newsy on the Rights Actors Have to Usage of Their Deepfakes

Allen Secretov was recently quoted by the Newsy Network in its story “What Does Hollywood Have To Fear With Deepfakes?”, which examines the growth of the deepfake phenomenon and the rights actors have over their ......

October 26, 2022

Nick Soltman Quoted in The Hollywood Reporter’s Article on ‘Rust’ Settlement

Nick Soltman recently provided insight to The Hollywood Reporter on the ‘Rust’ settlement reached with the widower of Halyna Hutchins, who was accidentally killed on the set of the film last year. The article, entitled, ......

September 26, 2022

Larry Iser Speaks with Ad Age About How TikTok is Becoming the New Testing Ground for Audio Branding

Larry Iser was recently quoted in Erika Wheless’ Ad Age article “How TikTok is Becoming the New Testing Ground for Audio Branding,” which details how the shift to digital platforms like TikTok has led some ......

September 9, 2022

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Newsy About Popular Works Entering the Public Domain

In a recent appearance on the Newsy network, Jonathan Steinsapir discusses what happens to popular stories and characters once they enter the public domain, which occurs 95 years after the original publication of a piece ......

August 22, 2022

KWIKH Files Copyright Infringement Lawsuit for UFC

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On August 18, KWIKH attorneys Michael Kump and Nicholas Soltman filed a copyright infringement action on behalf of UFC in federal court in Los Angeles....

August 17, 2022

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Wealth Management about Tupac Estate Battle

Jonathan Steinsapir was featured in the Wealth Management article “All Eyez on Tupac Shakur’s Estate,” which details an ongoing battle over the ownership of the cover art for Shakur’s last album, The Don Killuminati: The ......

August 16, 2022

Gregory Korn Featured in The Hollywood Reporter Article on Hollywood Story Theft Claims

In a recent article for The Hollywood Reporter, Gregory Korn provides insight on the frequent occurrence of story theft claims in Hollywood. The article notes that story ideas are generally not protected unless there is ......

August 8, 2022

Nick Soltman Speaks With TheWrap in an Exclusive on ‘Tomb Raider’ Movie Rights

Nick Soltman was featured in TheWrap’s article “How the ‘Tomb Raider’ Movie Rights Slipped Away From MGM,” which examines how MGM lost the rights to the iconic video game franchise at the same time as ......