9th Circ. Urged To Preserve $319M 'Millionaire' Verdict

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT) -- British production company Celador International Ltd. on Friday urged the Ninth Circuit to uphold the $319 million jury verdict it won from ABC in a contract dispute over licensing fees for the hit TV show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”

In July 2010, a California federal jury found that the Walt Disney Co. — along with subsidiaries ABC, Buena Vista Television and Valleycrest Productions — breached a network license deal by creating a series of agreements among the subsidiaries that resulted in Celador receiving no...
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