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John DeLorean’s Widow Loses Fight for ‘Back to the Future’ Royalties

If John DeLorean’s wife could take one of his cars back in time, she’d likely change the terms of a settlement with DeLorean Motor Company. As it stands, that deal is preventing the carmaker’s estate from cashing in on Back to the Future-related royalties.

DeLorean founded the original DeLorean Motor Company in the 1970s, through which he designed, manufactured and sold the iconic DMC 12. The company shuttered in 1979 and subsequently declared bankruptcy. A decade later, DeLorean struck a deal with Universal for the studio to use the name and appearance of the vehicle in connection with the Back to the Future franchise in exchange for 5 percent of the net receipts from «merchandising and commercial tie-ups.»

In 1997, a company called DMC Texas purchased assets from the bankruptcy, including inventory and trade names and registered trademarks for the logos on the rear bumper and grill. DeLorean died in 2005.

Sally DeLorean, on behalf of her late husband’s estate, in 2014 sued DMC Texas alleging it “improperly and illegally appropriated for its own use Mr. DeLorean’s legacy» by, among other things, producing replica DMC 12s. thehollywoodunlocked.com/putlockers-hd-ii-watch-frozen-2-2019-online-full-for-free

In 2015, they reached a settlement that included a release of all claims. During that dispute, the estate became aware of the Universal deal and later reached out to find out how much it was owed in royalties — only to discover the studio had paid them to DMC Texas.

DeLorean’s widow in April 2018 again sued DMC Texas, alleging that the settlement didn’t grant the company any rights under the Universal deal.

Chief District Judge Jose L. Linares in October 2018 dismissed the complaint, finding that the settlement agreement barred the claims. The estate appealed.

On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit ruled against the widow, affirming Linares’ ruling. It agreed that the subject matter of the Universal Agreement fell within that of the settlement and that DMC Texas’ business with Universal is within its rights to use, register and enforce the trademarks.

«In addition to selling automobiles and other products, DMC Texas’s business involves licensing its trademarks and rights to the DeLorean automobile brand to other companies, such as Mattel, Inc., Target, and Microsoft,» writes Circuit Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. «Here, the demand that Universal pay DMC Texas for the use of marks for which it has ‘worldwide rights’ falls within its business of licensing and enforcing the licenses to its marks and other intellectual property.»

Greenaway also notes the settlement includes specific circumstances under which the estate can sue DMC Texas, like for an unauthorized depiction of John DeLorean’s likeness, but there’s no mention of the ability to sue for enforcing its rights to the trademarks.

Because the 3rd Circuit found the settlement bars the litigation, it did not reach the issue of whether the estate assigned its rights under the Universal deal to DMC Texas.

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En esta lujosa y millonaria zona residencial en España vivía Emilio Lozoya

“La Zagaleta“, es el fraccionamiento de super lujo de España en donde fue detenido Emilio Lozoya, exdirector de Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

Está ubicada a 20 kilómetros de Marbella, en la Costa del Sol, paraíso del turismo europeo.

Setareh Mohregi, empleada de empresa inmobiliaria, comentó: “La Zagaleta se considera la urbanización más exclusiva a nivel europeo y me puedo atrever a decir que a nivel mundial”.

Tiene vista ya sea al Mar Mediterráneo, a las costas africanas o alguno de sus dos campos de golf de 18 hoyos.

Cuenta con una casa club y un club hípico, y atención personalizada de 100 empleados.

Setareh Mohregi, empleada de empresa inmobiliaria, señaló: “El cliente que quiere La Zagaleta busca la privacidad y quiere pasar desapercibido”.

La Zagaleta es inaccesible para cualquier visitante.

De acuerdo con un video publicitario, el propio fraccionamiento selecciona a los supermillonarios que viven ahí.

Setareh Mohregi, empleada de empresa inmobiliaria, dijo: “Hay villas que pueden empezar por los 3 millones 900 mil euros con una parcela, en torno de 5 mil y unos 600 metros cuadrados de casa hasta la de 32 millones de euros que tiene 14 mil metros cuadrados de parcela y unos 3 mil 800 de casa”.

Sus 240 mansiones disponen de 900 hectáreas de terreno.

Los nombres de los propietarios permanecen anónimos.

Setareh Mohregieri, empleada de la empresa inmobiliaria, indicó: “alberga 420 villas en total, de las cuales están ya construidas 240”.

El diario “El País” lo define como el vecindario más exclusivo de España, donde viven empresarios, futbolistas y multimillonarios de Silicon Valley.

No se sabe en cuál de sus villas se alojaba el exdirector de Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, antes de ser detenido.

Fuente: Noticieros Televisa

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Kansas City son los Jefes del Super Bowl LIV

Los Jefes de Kansas City son los campeones del Super Bowl LIV al vencer por marcador de 31-20 a los 49ers de San Francisco en un partido donde los pupilos de Andy Reid se repusieron en el último cuarto de una desventaja de 10 puntos.

La defensiva de San Francisco impuso condiciones en los primeros tres cuartos del partido, incluso Mahomes fue interceptado en el inicio del último cuarto, sin embargo, los de San Francisco se desmoronaron y recibieron 21 puntos sin respuesta en los últimos seis minutos de partido.

De tal modo, los Jefes llevarán a sus vitrinas el segundo trofeo Vince Lombardi de su historia, mientras que San Francisco fracasó en el intento de alcanzar a Nueva Inglaterra y Pittsburgh, las franquicias más ganadoras de la liga.

Fuente: Excelsior

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How DPs over ‘Joker,’ ‘1917’ or More Took over Weather in accordance with Capture Perfect Shot: «It’s Stressful, But Thrilling»

With each film offering up its own particular challenges, from high tides to a 73-foot telescopic crane for a single shot, the five Oscar-nominated cinematographers share their most difficult moments to capture onscreen.

  • In Martin Scorsese’s lengthy crime epic with the many technical feats, the director still managed to surprise cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto. The challenging scene he didn’t anticipate: a quick shot of Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) helping Jimmy Hoffa’s (Al Pacino) Teamsters push some taxis into the Chicago River. Scorsese’s vision for the scene required operating the camera from a crane that could fly over the action. «This was a big challenge, because [after] take one, now the taxis are in the water,» says Prieto. «What if something went wrong and now you have to do another take?» Turns out, the answer was they’d have to wait three hours while a crane on a barge reset each car before going again. «So really, we had one shot at it,» he says. Which is why, when the first taxi got stuck and barely made it into the water before the camera passed, Prieto kept going. «The camera move ended up being slower than Scorsese expected, but the struggle made it realistic,» he says.

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