NBC Sheds 'Biggest Loser' Copyright Appeal In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 3:26 PM EDT) -- NBC Universal Inc. on Wednesday again beat allegations it stole a woman's ideas for use in its show "The Biggest Loser" after the Second Circuit determined the alleged victim had ample time to prove her case at the trial court level.

The Second Circuit affirmed the New York federal court's dismissal of Sonya Latimore's suit accusing the network, now known as NBCUniversal Media LLC, and its production team of stealing her television show pitch to create the weight-loss reality competition, finding that Latimore was not entitled...
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