CORRECTED: Hasbro's Dungeons & Dragons IP Suit Marches To Trial

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2014, 9:11 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday pared down Hasbro Inc.'s copyright infringement lawsuit against production company Sweetpea Entertainment Inc. over a proposed Dungeons & Dragons movie, but said a jury would have to decide if the unproduced film's script violated Hasbro's rights.

Hasbro sued Sweetpea for copyright and trademark infringement in a complex case disputing whether the production company retained rights to D&D material after making one theatrical film and two TV movies based on the fantasy game. On Friday, U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee...
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