'Simpsons' Actor Wants Suit Over Baseball Character Ejected

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 5:03 PM EST) -- Hank Azaria of "The Simpsons" fame asked a California federal judge Monday to end a copyright dispute against a fellow actor and declare him the rightful owner of a baseball announcer character he hopes to base a movie on.

In a motion for summary judgment, Azaria, best known as the voice of characters such as Moe and Apu on the long-running Fox animated comedy, claims former friend Craig Bierko had no role in the creation of the popular “Jim Brockmire” character and has made multiple misguided...
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Hank Azaria v. Craig Bierko et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-09732

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Gary A. Feess

Date Filed

November 14, 2012

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