ITC To Probe Copyright Claims Over Disney's 'Mr. Young'

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday said it will investigate whether The Walt Disney Co. comedy show “Mr. Young,” which is produced in Canada and broadcast in the U.S. on the Disney Channel, violates an American author's copyrighted script.

The ITC will probe author Emir Tiar's claim that Disney is violating international trade law by airing in the U.S. a television show produced in Vancouver that allegedly steals the plot for his script “Student Teacher”.  The agency said it will set a target date for...
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