Producer Sues WWE, Wrestler For Posting Violent Interview

Law360, San Francisco (May 10, 2013, 8:28 PM ET) -- The World Wrestling Federation harmed producer Andrew Green when it aired a video in which wrestler Big Show unleashed his violent persona and physically assaulted Green during a profanity-laced post-match interview, according to a lawsuit removed to Arizona federal court Friday.

The WWE removed the case, filed in Arizona state court Thursday, to federal court on the grounds that because Green is seeking restitution for the profits the agency earned from posting the interview on its website, Green's claims are preempted by federal copyright law and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Green et al v. Wight et al

Case Number

2:13-cv-00967

Court

Arizona

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Copyright

Judge

G Murray Snow

Date Filed

May 9, 2013

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