New Line Seeks Injunction Against Documentary

Law360, New York (November 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- New Line Cinema Corp. has sought a court injunction in its $10 million copyright infringement suit to block a documentary from being released on home video at the same time the studio plans to show the movie, “The Golden Compass,” in theaters.

The Manhattan-based studio asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York during a three-hour hearing on Monday to stop Koch Entertainment LP from distributing its video and maintained that New Line held the rights to the book. Despite New Line’s...
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