Writer Says Disney's 'Mr. Young' Rips Off His Idea

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT) -- The Walt Disney Co. and others were sued Tuesday in California federal court by a man alleging the company's “Mr. Young” television show is based on an idea he had previously pitched to a talent agent.

Emir Tiar and his company E.T. Radcliffe LLC lodged copyright infringement claims against Disney and others affiliated with “Mr. Young” — a show in which a teenage genius becomes a high school science teacher. The premise of the show is allegedly very similar to one Tiar proposed to a William...
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