Evel Knievel's Estate Wins Film Rights Contract Dispute

Law360, Los Angeles (November 4, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- A Nevada federal judge decided Friday that the now-deceased owner of a commercial art company didn't own the rights to films by the late stuntman Evel Knievel because the parties continued splitting royalties over the works after reaching an agreement in 1982.

U.S. District Judge Lloyd D. George found that the agreement, under which Legend's Corp. owner and President R. Gary Schreiber alleged he had full rights to Knievel's films, didn't reflect a meeting of the minds.

Schreiber claimed he paid hundreds of thousands of dollars...
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