Netflix, Relativity Shrugged At 'Atlas' Movie License, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The producer of the movie “Atlas Shrugged” accused film distributor Relativity Media LLC on Wednesday of breaching a contract requiring a $1.5 million licensing fee and accused Netflix Inc. of infringing copyrights by making the allegedly unlicensed film available to subscribers.

In a California state court complaint, Atlas Productions LLC said that Relativity and related company RML Acquisitions III LLC entered into a contract with the production company to distribute the movie, based on an Ayn Rand novel of the same name. Under the terms of...
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