WT Clients: ‘Poker Face’ Now Streaming on Peacock

New murder mystery series Poker Face is now available to stream on Peacock. The first four episodes of the 10-episode season release premiered on the streaming service on January 26, 2023.

Poker Face is the first TV series from filmmaker Rian Johnson (Knives Out, Star Wars), who is the creator, writer and director of the series. The show stems from a first-look deal between Johnson’s T-Street banner and WT client MRC Television.

Read more about the series premiere here on The Hollywood Reporter.

MRC Television is represented by Weintraub Shareholder Scott Hervey.

District Court Finds Asserted Claims of Aerial Roof Measurement Patent Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

In Pictometry International Corp. v. Roofr, Inc., 1-21-cv-01852 (DDE Jan. 19, 2023) (Richard G. Andrews), the court found that plaintiff’s three aerial roof measurement patents encompassed unpatentable subject matter and that claim 1 in each of those patents was directed to an abstract idea and therefore granted defendant’s motion to dismiss on those grounds.

WT Deals: Sonoro Partners with Latino Actors to Create New Content Imprints

Weintraub client Sonoro has partnered with actors Manolo Cardona and Martha Higareda to help them create their own imprints of original audio content. Cardona is developing a new slate of shows, the first of which, Cuba 58, will premiere in the first quarter of this year. Higareda is focusing on English/Spanish bilingual thrillers, starting with Cassettes, set to release this year.