'American Idol' Co. Fights AXA Claim In IP Defense Suit

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Fremantle North America Inc. has asked a court to dismiss Axa Insurance Co.'s fraud counterclaim in a suit accusing the insurer of reneging on a deal to indemnify the production company and television network ABC in a trademark suit over the show "American Inventor."

Fremantle, which produces such shows as "American Idol," "America's Got Talent," "Family Feud" and "The Price Is Right," filed a motion to dismiss Axa's counterclaim in the coverage suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California....
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