Judge Caps Award Sought In Wayans Bros. Copyright Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 29, 2011, 9:20 PM ET) -- A California federal judge said Wednesday that a former assistant who filed a copyright lawsuit alleging the Wayans brothers poached his jokes for the book "101 Ways You Know You're A Golddigger" wasn't entitled to the publisher's profits because the book bombed.

U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real said Jared Edwards, who started working for the Wayans brothers in 1995, can only recover the money St. Martin's Press Inc. gave to Keenan Ivory, Shawn and Marlon Wayans as an advance for writing the goldigger book because...
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