CBS, 'Frasier' Star Kick TV Writer's Copyright Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 9, 2012, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Tuesday threw out a lawsuit accusing a unit of CBS Broadcasting Inc., ex-"Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer and other producers of the BET television series “The Game” of lifting a script without compensating the episode's original author.

U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real dismissed plaintiff Cassandra Colo'n’s suit against the television show’s producers, including Grammer and show creator Mara Brock Akil, saying her copyright infringement claim over her script “Pass Interference” was brought too late, and her misappropriation of ideas and unjust enrichment...
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Case Information

Case Title

Cassandra D Colo'N v. Mara Brock Akil et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Manuel L. Real

Date Filed

January 30, 2012

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