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In this issue of ZOOM-IN Brief, Johnny Depp loses ‘wife-beater’ libel case; Channel 4’s When Cruises Go Wrong privacy complaint is not upheld by Ofcom; and Manchester United footballer wins injunction following pregnancy disclosure....

zoom-in is Abbas Media Law’s quarterly magazine. Aimed principally at programme-makers working in television and film production, each quarter zoom-in brings you a round-up of interesting legal and regulatory decisions, as well as the latest media law and compliance news affecting broadcasters and indies. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Nicki Minaj wins part one of her copyright battle with singer Tracy Chapman; Ofcom rejects Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away! complaints; and prominent US attorney Alan Dershowitz sues CNN....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex bring privacy claim over pictures of baby Archie; President Trump is sued by Eddy Grant over unlicensed use of Electric Avenue; and the journalist behind a Melania Trump article written for the Daily Telegraph will appeal in ‘defamatory apology’ claim....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, clothing maker seeks declaration over David Bowie shoes; hotel chain Marriott face class action lawsuit after data breach; and claim that Star Trek infringed videogame concept is dismissed....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Meghan Markle obtains orders protecting the identity of five friends in her claim against the Mail on Sunday; Rachel Riley and Tracy-Ann Oberman withdraw their libel claim against barrister; Google is fined €600,000 over right to be forgotten complaint; and the Times apologises and pays damages over a pre-paywall preview of an article....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Roy Moore’s case against Sacha Baron Cohen gets the go ahead to proceed;Our Cops in the North fairness and privacy complaint is not upheld by Ofcom; Sydney’s Daily Telegraph loses its appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case; and Channel 5’s Police Interceptors found not in breach by Ofcom. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Katie Price to pay £25,000 to ex-husband for misuse of private information; US court overturns $3m Katy Perry Dark Horse copyright award; and Ofcom finds Channel 5 in breach for The Sex Business. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, Johnny Depp’s pre-trial review hearing takes place at the High Court ahead of his libel trial against The Sun; details of family court judgments published after UK Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from Dubai’s ruler; and beautician wins damages from Mail on Sunday....

In this issue, Drake’s use of sample in song is ruled ‘fair use’; Miley Cyrus settles $300 million claim; J Lo’s production company is sued over Hustlers movie; Entertainment TV supremo Andrea Hamilton answers 20 Questions and Media Haunts goes on the hunt for the perfect martini … plus much more. Enjoy!...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, former stripper Samantha Barbash sues over Jennifer Lopez film; Brazil’s Supreme Court overturn a ban on ‘blasphemous’ Netflix film The First Temptation of Christ; and in a US copyright dispute an antique mapmaker sues Netflix and Amazon over Bruce Willis film....

In this issue of zoom-in brief, it’s all about defamation as Warner Bros. fire back at Richard Jewell movie defamation claims; Elon Musk wins defamation lawsuit against British cave expert over 'pedo guy' Tweet; and a wealthy Queensland family in Australia has been awarded $3.6m in damages over a Nine Network report about the fatal Grantham floods in 2011....

zoom-in is Abbas Media Law’s quarterly magazine. Aimed principally at programme-makers working in television and film production, each quarter zoom-in brings you a round-up of interesting legal and regulatory decisions, as well as the latest media law and compliance news affecting broadcasters and indies. ...

In this issue of zoom-in brief, new trial ordered in Florence Foster Jenkins authorship dispute, landmark compensation award to reality show contestant, BBC overturns production order relating to journalist’s note and Netflix Panama Papers film airs despite legal action....