'Biggest Loser' IP Suit Cut Short, Writer Tells 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 4:54 PM EST) -- A woman who says NBCUniversal Inc. and its production team stole her television show pitch to create “The Biggest Loser” argued before the Second Circuit on Monday that a lower court should have granted her further discovery so that she could support her case.

Sonya Whitten Latimore says the New York federal court erred in granting summary judgment for NBC, production house Reveille LLC and others, and that the “Biggest Loser” producers had in fact seen her proposed treatment for a similar weight-loss competition reality show....
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