Kelsey Grammer Fights Trade Secret Theft Claims

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer has asked a judge to consider a proposed motion to dismiss claims that he and his production company stole the idea for the movie “Swing Vote” from a film treatment by a high-profile Republican political strategist.

On Friday, Grammer's lawyer asked Judge Joseph Bianco of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York for a premotion conference on the defendants' proposed dismissal of unfair competition and fraud claims.

The move came after Judge Bianco's dismissal last month of copyright...
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