James R. Molen

Fax 310-201-2318

Representative Matters

  • Represented production company in defense of breach of contract action brought by creator of Below Deck reality show, culminating in week-long arbitration that resulted in complete victory for client.
  • Represented Shelly Sterling in the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer.
  • Successfully defended makers of “Sugar in the Raw” food product against federal lawsuit alleging false advertising and unfair competition.
  • Obtained summary judgment for technology firm in multi-plaintiff federal action for employment violations, resulting in complete dismissal of claims.
  • Successfully defended the heirs of Bob Marley against federal lawsuit concerning the Marley Coffee brand.
  • Successfully defended E! Entertainment against federal lawsuit alleging copyright violations.
  • Obtained summary judgment for Warren Beatty in action concerning the rights to Dick Tracy, resulting in Mr. Beatty’s exclusive retention of all rights to the character.
  • Represented Uma Thurman in prosecution of multi-million dollar lawsuit concerning the motion picture Eloise in Paris, resulting in a seven-figure settlement for the client.
  • Currently serving as outside counsel to several beauty product and food companies concerning intellectual property issues and compliance with truth in advertising laws.