Warner Bros. Says Movie Plagiarism Suit Doesn't Stick

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2013, 6:41 PM EST) -- Warner Bros. asked a California federal judge Wednesday to shut down a suit brought by a producer who says the company stole his script for its 2012 hit “Trouble With The Curve,” arguing the original script was written in the 1990s by a film student.

Warner Bros. battled Ryan Brooks' plagiarism claims with testimony from several witnesses who claim writer Randy Brown began work on the script while in film school at the University of California, Los Angeles in the 1990s, and that he sold it...
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Gold Glove Productions LLC et al v. Don Handfield et al


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2:13-cv-07247

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Dale S. Fischer

Date Filed

October 1, 2013

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