No Mulligan For Producer In Bid For Golf Book Movie Rights

Law360, Los Angeles (November 8, 2012, 8:52 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday rejected film and television producer MVP Entertainment Inc.'s efforts to revive its breach of contract suit against writer Mark Frost, saying a three-word email from Frost's lawyer never transferred a valid copyright over his golf history "The Match."

A three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal issued a decision Wednesday finding MVP failed to raise a triable issue of material fact in the case, saying MVP’s claims that it thought Frost’s lawyer Alan Wertheimer had authority to transfer the...
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