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CAA Piles On To Writers Guild, Becoming 3rd Agency To Sue

Creative Artists Agency on Monday became the latest Hollywood talent shop to accuse the Writers Guild of America of “attempting to restrain competition on a staggering scale” by orchestrating a boycott against payments that agents collect from pairing talent with studios…

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UTA Joins Fight Over Writer’s Guild Boycott With New Suit

United Talent Agency Inc. sued the Writers Guild of America in California federal court Thursday, becoming the second Hollywood talent shop to accuse the guild of breaking antitrust laws by orchestrating a boycott against payments that agents collect from pairing writers with studios…

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Writers Guild Faces Antitrust Suit Over Packaging Fee Boycott

A Los Angeles talent agency has accused the Writers Guild of America of committing a “wanton abuse of union authority” by orchestrating a boycott against payments talent agents collect from pairing writers with studios, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in California federal court…

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Tom Petty’s Daughters Sue Musician’s Widow Over Estate

Tom Petty’s daughters launched a lawsuit in Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, accusing the late rocker’s widow and several other individuals of thwarting the Florida-born frontman’s posthumous wishes that the family members should manage his musical estate in a cooperative fashion…

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