ABC Can't Duck Claims In '12 Dates Of Christmas' Contract Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 2, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- A California judge Thursday refused to gut a lawsuit accusing ABC Inc. of stealing two producers' concept to make the TV film "The 12 Dates of Christmas," ruling the complaints sufficiently plead that network executives used information from a private meeting with plaintiffs to make their own movie.

At a hearing, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Ruth Ann Kwan overruled a defense demurrer and allowed claims of breach of confidence and accounting to stand, but ordered the plaintiffs to amend their lawsuit to alter their...
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