ITC Gives Disney Win In 'Mr. Young' TV Show Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 3:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission last week ruled that The Walt Disney Co. did not infringe on a writer's copyrighted script when it produced and broadcast the Canadian TV show “Mr. Young.”

Administrative Law Judge Dee Lord granted Disney's motion to dismiss Emir Tiar and E.T. Radcliffe's claims as a matter of law on Feb. 20, saying that though the teen sitcom shared some similarities to their script “Student Teacher,” the similarities were not substantial enough to justify the infringement allegations.

“While they share the same...
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