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No Honor In Klingon Brief In 'Star Trek' IP Row, CBS Says

Law360, Los Angeles (May 3, 2016, 11:00 PM EDT) -- Paramount and CBS battled back against a brief lodged days before a scheduled hearing in their copyright suit over a “Star Trek” fan film, saying Tuesday a constructed languages group’s argument that the companies can’t copyright Klingon is untimely, improper and irrelevant to the matter at hand.

The Language Creation Society on April 27 asked a California federal judge for permission to submit an amicus brief in Paramount Pictures and CBS Studios’ case against Axanar Productions Inc., makers of a “Star Trek” fan film called “Axanar,”...
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