Universal Says Producer's Suit Over Profits Comes Too Late

Law360, Los Angeles (May 10, 2012, 3:54 PM EDT) -- Universal City Studios Productions on Thursday urged a California judge to shoot down "Battlestar Galactica" creator Glen Larson's request for production documents from shows he oversaw in the 1970s and '80s, arguing his lawsuit claiming the studio bilked him of millions in profits is time-barred.

Attorneys representing Universal told Judge James R. Dunn that the profit-sharing agreements Larson is challenging in his complaint are clearly stipulated in the contracts he signed with Universal decades ago. The studio objected to Larson's request for so-called “production bibles” and...
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