CBS Settles Dispute Over ABC's 'Glass House'

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT) -- CBS Broadcasting Inc. said Monday it had resolved its arbitration battle with three former "Big Brother" producers over allegations that they misappropriated trade secrets to create a rival program for ABC Inc.

The producers admitted that one of them had used "confidential manuals" from "Big Brother" in the production of "The Glass House" and pledged not to use any CBS trade secrets in the future, CBS said. The network added that it would also be receiving financial compensation, but didn't disclose a figure.

The deal will...
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