Disney Loses ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Case Over Visual Effects Technology

A jury has ruled that Walt Disney Studios infringed on the intellectual property rights of visual effects firm Rearden when it utilized the company’s MOVA Contour software without permission in the 2017 film “Beauty and the Beast.” The decision states that Disney failed to properly license the MOVA Contour technology, owned by Rearden, despite knowing … Read more

Jonathan Majors Found Guilty in New York Assault Case

December 18, 2023 @ 12:03 PM Jonathan Majors was convicted of one count of assault and one count of harassment, but acquitted of two other counts of assault and aggravated harassment in a split verdict Monday. The Manhattan panel of three men and three women took up deliberations Thursday afternoon. The criminal misdemeanor charges could … Read more