Warner Bros.' 'Ghostman' Movie Infringes Indie Film, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 01, 2013, 8:04 PM ET) -- An indie filmmaker hit Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. with a copyright and trademark lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the studio's planned film adaptation of the novel “Ghostman” will have the same name and plot as a film he's been working on for three years.

Mike O'Dea says he's been developing the concept for “Ghostman” since 2010 and registered the name and script with the Writers Guild of America of  2011, with plans to begin submitting the heist movie to film festivals later this month.

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Case Title

Kenney v. Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-11068

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Richard G. Stearns

Date Filed

April 30, 2013

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