CatchPlay's Fraud Claims Trimmed In 'Looper' Rights Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2013, 4:19 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday tentatively dismissed CatchPlay Inc.'s breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims against film buyer Studio Solutions Group Inc., ruling the companies' licensing agreement for movies like "Looper” and "Dredd 3D" didn't make SSG an agent with fiduciary responsibilities to CatchPlay.

CatchPlay sued SSG in August, alleging breach of fiduciary duties after SSG terminated CatchPlay's rights in approximately 950 films and television programming. In a six-page tentative decision issued ahead of a hearing, U.S. District Judge George H. Wu held that...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

CatchPlay Inc Cayman et al v. Studio Solutions Group Inc et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-07525

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

George H. Wu

Date Filed

August 31, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.