Film Co. Can't Bar Agent From Licensing Movies To Rivals

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge refused Friday to grant Taiwanese film distributor CatchPlay Inc. a temporary restraining order to block film buyer Studio Solutions Group Inc. from licensing several major Hollywood movies to rival distributors.

The failed bid came amid the two companies' dispute over the breakup of a former licensing arrangement. CatchPlay sued SSG in August for breaching its duties as a so-called exclusive buying agent by revoking licenses for several upcoming movies, but SSG has maintained that it was never an agent and only stopped...
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