Celador Gets $50M In Interest In 'Millionaire' Fight

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has tacked $50 million in prejudgment interest on to a $269.4 million jury verdict Celador International Ltd. won from Walt Disney Co. over its failure to honor a licensing agreement to share half the profits from the hit TV show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”

Judge Virginia A. Phillips of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California awarded the interest Monday after Disney agreed to pay the $50 million rather than let the judge decide the amount, according to...
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