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2017/08/08 18:47 Carlos Pedraza CBS Licenses Star Trek Fan Film Academy New Voyages’ James Cawley Offers Fans a Filmmaking Experience with Trek Professionals By Carlos Pedraza LAS VEGAS —…
2017/07/21 18:14 Carlos Pedraza GARY GRAHAM reprised his role as Soval from Star Trek: Enterprise in both Prelude to Axanar and the ‘Vulcan Scene.’ Image/Axanar Productions Actors Cast Doubt …
2017/07/20 06:04 Carlos Pedraza NOT HAPPY Axanar’s former chief technologist leaked the ‘fully revised, locked’ script after producer Alec Peters criticized him again on Facebook. Former CTO …
2017/06/29 00:11 Carlos Pedraza REDUCED TO RUBBLE Klingon disruptors cut through a Federation colony, sparking the war that would’ve been depicted in Axanar. (Photo/Prelude to Axanar, Axanar P…
2017/06/28 23:13 Carlos Pedraza Axanar Timeline See also: Timeline of the legal case This is a timeline chronicling the entire Axanar project. AxaMonitor also offers a separate timeline trac…
2017/06/21 03:32 Carlos Pedraza HAPPIER DAYS Prelude to Axanar director Christian Gossett poses with his cast of scifi and Star Trek alumni. Pictured from left: Kate Vernon, J.G. Hertzler, Gar…
2017/06/05 02:05 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Axanar Productions Fact Check Podcast: Financial Audit, More Subpoenas By Carlos Pedraza More subpoenas, a completed audit of Axanar’s books and whom …
2017/06/03 19:44 Carlos Pedraza Frequently Asked Questions LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by…
2017/05/30 03:30 Carlos Pedraza Axanar blog: MYTHBUSTERS: Debunking Three Misconceptions About Axanar Productions, 3/16/16.
2017/04/09 12:58 Carlos Pedraza The Axanar Settlement SUNRISE OR SUNSET on Axanar? A settlement in the case may portend a new day for the beleaguered production or the closing chapter in a lo…
2017/01/27 19:08 Carlos Pedraza [Federal courthouse. Used under Creative Commons license.] LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well a…
2017/01/19 07:02 Carlos Pedraza CLOAKING A Romulan vessel hides by engaging its cloaking device. Image/Star Trek Online Axanar Seeks to Exclude Major Evidence, Witnesses By Carlos Pedraza …
2017/01/19 07:00 Carlos Pedraza Graphic/Terry McIntosh Defense, Plaintiffs Rebut Opposition to Summary Judgment Heavily redacted documents confirm Axanar is broke, plus a new angle on creati…
2017/01/18 17:48 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Anita Gould Judge Rules on Excluding Evidence Federal Judge R. Gary Klausner ruled on pending motions by attorneys on both sides of the Axanar copyright…
2017/01/16 17:56 Carlos Pedraza Filings Shine Light on Weaknesses of Axanar Defense Peters’ Attempts to Alter Financial Records, Improperly Use Abrams Testimony Criticized by Studios By Ca…
2017/01/16 08:57 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Ben Sutherland Axanar Opposes Studios' Attempt to Exclude Evidence Defendants Want to Use Altered Financials and J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin’s Testimony …
2017/01/10 20:36 Carlos Pedraza Judge Denies Axanar Its Fair Use Defense By Carlos Pedraza See also: Fact Check: Axanar's Chances on Appeal and Axanar Assures Donors Lawyers Will Stay for …
2017/01/09 04:55 Carlos Pedraza Judge Avoids Klingon Language Copyright Issue By Carlos Pedraza Despite a clever, headline-grabbing effort by the Language Creation Society to draw attentio…
2017/01/08 03:08 Carlos Pedraza Investor Group Plans to Buy Axanar's Studio Assets See also: Another Company Emerges in Axanar Studio Ownership and Twisted Path to Discover Axanar's Studio Ow…
2017/01/08 02:57 Carlos Pedraza Plans for improvements to Industry Studios, the commercial facility producer Alec Peters built using funds raised from Star Trek fans for production of the film…
2017/01/06 21:30 Carlos Pedraza Graphic/Terry McIntosh Plaintiffs Cite Peters' Shocking Personal Spending in Asking Judge for Summary Judgment By Carlos Pedraza See also: Judge Denies Axa…
2017/01/05 20:14 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Memory Alpha Fact Check Axanar Assures Donors Lawyers Will Stay for Appeal Spokesman minimizes legal travails, Peters claims multimillion-dollar film ‘…
2017/01/04 17:25 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Robert Couse-Baker Attorneys Focus on Axanar Jury Selection By Carlos Pedraza Both sides in the Axanar copyright infringement suit have asked for a j…
2017/01/04 00:28 Carlos Pedraza [A scene from 'Prelude to Axanar'] Discovery-Axanar Speculation Fuels Spurious Debate Opinion By Carlos Pedraza AxaMonitor editor August 25, 2016 BLO…
2016/12/31 02:03 Carlos Pedraza AN EXCERPT from AxaMonitor’s “Illustrated Guide to the Axanar Lawsuit,” depicting part of Axanar attorney Erin Ranahan’s defense strategy, along with the legal …
2016/12/30 03:16 Carlos Pedraza Photo/wnjr/Flickr Why We Refused to Remove Redacted Axanar Financial Info By Carlos Pedraza AxaMonitor editor See also: Plaintiffs Cite Peters' Shocking …
2016/12/20 04:54 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Flickr/Stallio Judge Denies Attorneys' Attempt to Shield Evidence By Carlos Pedraza Main article: Parties in Axanar Case Oppose Summary Judgment Se…
2016/12/15 07:44 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Phil Roeder Explainer Judge Cancels Summary Judgment Hearing By Carlos Pedraza See also: Plaintiffs Cite Peters' Shocking Personal Spending in Askin…
2016/12/15 07:08 Carlos Pedraza WARHAMMER A December 2015 trip to London for a Warhammer 40K convention was one instance of international travel Alec Peters insisted was not paid for by Axanar…
2016/12/14 21:39 Carlos Pedraza DERIVATIVE OR ORIGINAL? Is Axanar’s design for the bridge of its featured starship substantially similar to official Star Trek? That question goes to the heart …
2016/12/14 21:37 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Axanar Productions Axanar Wants Summary Judgment, Says Studios ’Squashing Creativity’ By Carlos Pedraza See also: Plaintiffs Cite Peters' Shocking Pe…
2016/12/14 18:36 Carlos Pedraza Judge R. Gary Klausner Robert Gary Klausner is the United States federal judge overseeing Axanar’s copyright infringement case‭. ‬He serves on the U.S‭. ‬Distr…
2016/12/14 07:09 Carlos Pedraza Deposition Details Paramount's Minimal Role in Fan Films Document Reveals Direct Connection Between Axanar Case and Fan Film Guidelines By Carlos Pedraza N…
2016/12/11 06:20 Carlos Pedraza Paramount Pictures See also: CBS Studios Paramount Pictures Corp. (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount), is one of the two named plaintiff…
2016/11/30 14:24 Carlos Pedraza FROSTED TIPS Axanar producer Alec Peters answers questions in Second Life using an avatar in Next Generation-era garb and a hairstyle featuring frosted tips. A…
2016/11/23 23:54 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Mr.TinDC (Flickr) Plaintiffs: Peters Withheld Trove of Email Defense Resists Releasing Axanar’s ‘Embarrassing’ Records of Spending Donor Funds By Car…
2016/11/17 01:16 Carlos Pedraza Axanar Settlement Talks Fizzle, Seeking Summary Judgment Axanar Surrogate Reveals Defense Plans to File Motion By Carlos Pedraza See also: Motions for Sum…
2016/11/16 05:58 Carlos Pedraza CASE STATUS January 20 Axanar settles its copyright infringement lawsuit, admitting it overreached; both sides file for dismissal of the case in U.S. District C…
2016/11/14 06:03 Carlos Pedraza Trial Schedule Plaintiffs and defense attorneys met with Judge R. Gary Klausner on May 9 for a conference to create a schedule leading up to a January 31, 2017…
2016/11/13 08:27 Carlos Pedraza Former Axanar Chief Technologist Deposed By Carlos Pedraza See also: Former Axanar Officer Served with Subpoena SEATTLE — At the October 28, 2016, depositi…
2016/11/06 04:51 Carlos Pedraza EGGING ON Hollywood producer Lukas Kendall says publicity keeps defense attorneys from encouraging Axanar producer Alec Peters (pictured, center) to admit defea…
2016/11/06 03:21 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Gareth Courage Endgame II: The Settlement Editor’s Note: Hollywood producer Lukas Kendall posted an essay on TrekBBS in April whose summary on AxaMonito…
2016/11/03 01:59 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Douglas C. Palmer Court Orders Peters Deposition, Other Plaintiff Requests By Carlos Pedraza Though he formally denied the plaintiffs’ emergency moti…
2016/11/01 02:48 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Casey Marshall Court Grants Studios' Request for Axanar Financials Axanar’s Attorney Opposes CBS, Paramount’s Request for New Peters Deposition By Ca…
2016/10/27 13:49 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Jeffrey Beall Examining Axanar's Claims About Infringement, Damages Does Fan Film Factor‘s Analysis Hold Up to Scrutiny? Analysis By Carlos Pedraza…
2016/10/24 09:43 Carlos Pedraza CASE STATUS January 20 Axanar settles its copyright infringement lawsuit, admitting it overreached; both sides file for dismissal of the case in U.S. District C…
2016/10/22 09:21 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Takashi Toyooka Court Orders Studios to Turn Over Documents By Carlos Pedraza See also: Motion to Compel Discovery In a decision issued just hours …
2016/10/22 07:34 Carlos Pedraza Motion to Compel Discovery By Carlos Pedraza See also: Court Orders Studios to Turn Over Documents and Protective Order Axanar’s attorneys sparred with CBS…
2016/10/11 21:13 Carlos Pedraza Alec Peters AXANAR PRODUCER Alec Peters is the executive producer of Axanar and Prelude to Axanar. He is the chief executive officer of Axanar Productions, Inc.…
2016/10/11 03:44 Carlos Pedraza Fact Check Axanar's Claims in New Captain's Logs By Carlos Pedraza After a four-month pause in publishing his Captain’s Logs, Axanar producer Alec Peters res…
2016/10/11 03:26 Carlos Pedraza Jeffrey Hunter, Gene Roddenberry on set of “The Cage” (1964). Photo/Memory Alpha Defense Gives Up on Disputed Star Trek Copyrights Supplemental Motions Open W…
2016/10/10 11:21 Carlos Pedraza Federal Magistrate Judge Charles F. Eick Charles F. Eick was appointed as a Magistrate Judge for U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in …
2016/10/08 00:46 Carlos Pedraza Former Axanar Officer Served with Subpoena By Carlos Pedraza See also: ‘Prelude’ Director's Deposition Postponed Axanar’s former chief technologist, Terry …
2016/10/06 11:17 Carlos Pedraza Photo/Trek.fm New Court Filing Coming, Axanar Surrogate Says Also, Peters Seeks to Smooth Kickstarter, Indiegogo Donors’ Ruffled Feathers By Carlos Pedraza…
2016/10/04 00:14 Carlos Pedraza Discovery By Carlos Pedraza Discovery, in the law of the United States and other countries, is a pre-trial procedure in a lawsuit in which each party, thr…
2016/09/27 10:11 Carlos Pedraza Graphic/Axanar Productions Fact Check Peters' Update on Shipping Axanar Perks See also: What's Up With the Perks? and Axanar Aims to Reassure Donors About Pe…
2016/09/27 08:10 Carlos Pedraza Axanar producer Alec Peters. Photo/Axanar Productions Fact Check Axanar's View of the State of the Suit By Carlos Pedraza New “Captain’s Logs” posted by Axa…
2016/09/26 05:30 Carlos Pedraza [The Battle of Copyright. Used under Creative Commons license.] Copyright Infringement LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a ti…
2016/09/15 09:51   TONY TODD left Axanar citing several problems with producer Alec Peters. Tony Todd By Carlos Pedraza Actor Tony Todd portrayed Admiral Ramirez in the short…
2016/09/15 09:33 Carlos Pedraza Not Much Progress Toward Settlement By Carlos Pedraza CBS and Paramount Pictures don’t appear willing to cede any kind of business arrangement that would al…
2016/09/11 04:05 Carlos Pedraza CBS Studios CBS Studios Inc., formally CBS Studios International, is one of the two named plaintiffs in the legal complaint against Alec Peters and Axanar Prod…
2016/09/11 03:05 Carlos Pedraza ["Seattle Intellectual Property Firm Founded By Timothy B McCormack," used under Creative Commons license] Fan Films: Breaking the Unwritten Rules and Defining…
2016/07/19 05:18 Carlos Pedraza [From Axanar Productions production gallery] Axanar (Film) Axanar is the title of the feature-length film (formerly titled Star Trek: Axanar) at the center of…
2016/07/18 17:55 Carlos Pedraza Defendants' Answer LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by the pla…
2016/07/06 04:06 Carlos Pedraza Winston & Strawn See also: Erin Ranahan, Erin Ranahan Interview and Loeb & Loeb LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline …
2016/06/16 10:53 Carlos Pedraza Plaintiffs Answer Counterclaim CBS, Paramount Say Their Lawsuit Isn’t Over, Move on to Discovery LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, incl…
2016/06/09 08:35 Carlos Pedraza The Does LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by the plaintiffs, C…
2016/05/18 04:02 Carlos Pedraza Axanar, Crowdfunding Behind New CBS Moves Against Fan Films, Says 'Horizon' Creator See also: Analysis: Federation falling?, Gerrold repudiates Axanar slur TRE…
2016/05/10 20:18 Carlos Pedraza Plaintiffs Oppose Dismissal Motion Main article: Lawsuit See also: Summary of the legal complaint, Motion to dismiss, Plaintiffs' attorneys APR. 11 — The at…
2016/05/03 11:29 Carlos Pedraza Scheduling Conference LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by the …
2016/05/02 19:05 Carlos Pedraza Defense Replies to Support Dismissal Erin Ranahan See also: Axanar won't back down from dismissal motion (1701News) Axanar’s defense attorney, Erin Ranahan, fi…
2016/04/21 20:48 Carlos Pedraza Jonathan Zavin Jonathan Zavin Jonathan Zavin is an intellectual property attorney with the law firm Loeb & Loeb who has litigated scores of copyright and trade…
2016/04/11 21:52 Carlos Pedraza Loeb & Loeb The law firm Loeb & Loeb LLP, headquartered in Los Angeles, is representing the plaintiffs, CBS Studios and Paramount Pictures in their copyright i…
2016/04/10 19:07 Carlos Pedraza Law offices of Axanar attorneys Winston & Strawn. Other Attorneys LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, a…
2016/04/03 10:05 Carlos Pedraza Axanar Website's FAQ On April 2, 2016, Axanar published an updated FAQ on its website addressing production questions and the impact of the copyright infringem…
2016/04/01 01:31 Carlos Pedraza Erin Ranahan Erin Ranahan Main article: Winston & Strawn See also: Possible Defenses: Erin Ranahan Interview, Crain's Business, Motion to dismiss Erin R. Ran…
2016/03/29 18:11 Carlos Pedraza Examining the Case Law Behind the Motion to Dismiss UPDATE The defense filed a new Motion to Dismiss on March 28. It featured a few new arguments but largely r…
2016/03/26 05:15 Carlos Pedraza Legal Defense LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by the plaint…
2016/03/26 04:53 Carlos Pedraza Axanar Productions Axanar Productions Inc. is one of the named defendants in the lawsuit brought by CBS Studios and Paramount Pictures for copyright infringem…
2016/03/06 08:04 Carlos Pedraza Erin Ranahan Interview LAWSUIT PRIMER Get an overview of the copyright lawsuit, including a timeline of the case, as well as downloadable pleadings made by t…
2016/02/21 01:40 Carlos Pedraza Production Halted Did Axanar‘s director just let slip that production is on hold until the lawsuit is resolved? DIRECTORFree EnterpriseAxanar UPDATED 2/20/16 w…
2009/05/26 07:24   JUDGE DENIES defense motion to dismiss, citing Vulcan philosophy to state plaintiffs’ infringement case will ‘live long’ enough to seek to ‘prosper’ in court. …
2009/05/26 07:24 Carlos Pedraza Alternate Copyright Infringement Additional Star Trek IP infringed by Axanar but not yet named in legal complaint: * FASA Four Years War materials * Star …
2009/05/26 07:24   Direct Financial Benefit See also: Judge Denies Axanar Its Fair Use Defense AxaMonitor‘summary judgment Under U.S. law, a defendant in a copyright infringement…