Disney Sued For Back Royalties Over Use of “The Bare Necessities” in The Jungle Book

The simple “bare necessities” apparently include a cut of some hefty royalties for the heirs of the composer.  Last week, the children of songwriter Terry Gilkyson filed suit against the Walt Disney Company in Texas State court. Gilkyson was responsible for the signature The Jungle Book tune “The Bare Necessities.” Now, his children seek allegedly

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"Jersey Shore’s” Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Loses Trademark Battle with Abercrombie

No, his lawyer was not “My Cousin Vinny”.  Back in November 2011, “Jersey Shore’s” Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino took a break from his gym, tan and laundry routine to file a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch (“Abercrombie”) for trademark infringement.  “The Situation” claims ownership to the trademark for the term “The Situation” and Sorrentino wasn’t

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