Not Coming To A Theater Near You

Law360, New York (March 25, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT) -- Based on a decision issued on Jan. 30, 2013, from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia,[1] it appears unlikely that a planned movie, "The Snow White Ladies of the Third Week" (“Ladies”), will be coming to any screen anytime soon. The court resolved a motion for summary judgment directed to conflicting claims of copyright ownership in the "Ladies" screenplay and in so doing prevented plaintiffs from proceeding with production of "Ladies" without defendants’ consent.

Defendants, joint authors of the unpublished source novel,...
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