Recent Cases

The partners of Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP have served as lead counsel on the following cases (among many others), representing the celebrities and celebrity estates:

  • Melania Trump v. Tarpley, Mail Media, Inc., Maryland State Court, 2016
  • The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and The Culinary Arts v. AIRBNB, Inc., et al., Santa Barbara Superior Court, 2016
  • Hubert Hansen Intellectual Property Trust v. The Coca-Cola Company, et al., US District Court, Southern District of California, 2016
  • Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan) v. Gawker Media et al., Florida state court, Tampa, Florida, 2012-2016
  • Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson v. Vutec Corp., LA Superior Court, 2013
  • Jude Law v. Paloform, LA Superior Court, 2013
  • Reese Witherspoon v. Marketing Advantages International, Inc., LA Superior Court, 2013
  • Halle Berry v. Toywatch S.p.A., LA Superior Court, 2013
  • Tyra Banks v. Bienterra, Inc., LA Superior Court, 2013
  • Julia Child Foundation v. Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Santa Barbara Superior Court, 2013
  • George Clooney and Julia Roberts v. DPI, LA Superior Court, 2012-2013
  • Sandra Bullock v. ToyWatch USA, LA Superior Court, 2012-2013
  • Clint Eastwood v. Evofurniture, US District Court, Los Angeles, 2012
  • Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Diane Keaton, Mandy Moore and Michelle Pfeiffer v. CompUSA, LA Superior Court, 2009-2010
  • Marilyn Monroe LLC (Marilyn Monroe rights owner) adv. Milton H. Greene Archives, Inc., US District Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007-2012
  • Bogart LLC (Humphrey Bogart rights owner) v. Plummers Furniture, US District Court, Los Angeles, 2011
  • Brando Enterprises LP (Marlon Brando rights owner) v. Ashley Furniture, US District Court, Los Angeles 2011
  • Brando Enterprises LP v. Harley-Davidson, US District Court, Los Angeles 2012
  • Brando Enterprises LP v. Madonna, US District Court Los Angeles 2012-2013
  • Brando Enterprises, LP v. Joe’s Jeans, Inc., LA Superior Court, 2010
  • Julia Child Foundation (Julia Child rights owner) v. BSH Home Appliances Corp. dba “Thermador”, US District Court, Boston, Mass., 2012
  • Julia Child Foundation v. DGWB, Inc., Santa Barbara Superior Court, 2012-2013
  • Sandra Bullock v. Network Operations Center, National Arbitration Forum, Case No. FA0906001269834
  • Cameron Diaz v. Network Operations Center, National Arbitration Forum, Case No. FA0904001259470
  • Kate Hudson v. Fei Zhu, National Arbitration Forum, Case No. FA0910001290319
  • Sigourney Weaver v. Stephen Gregory, National Arbitration Forum, Case No. FA0904001256394