Producer Proposes 'Wedding Crashers' IP Suit Be Revived

Law360, Los Angeles (January 25, 2013, 5:27 PM EST) -- A producer urged a California appeals court on Friday to revive his suit alleging New Line Cinema Corp. ripped off his ideas to make the movie "Wedding Crashers," saying a trial judge erred by finding he waited too long to file his claims.

Neil Portman argued that he filed his breach of contract claim within the four-year statute of limitations because he did not know until the release of “Wedding Crashers” in July 2005 that New Line had misappropriated the “party-crashing project” he had submitted to...
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