Creator Of Fox Hit 'Empire' Dodges Pa. Copyright Suit
U.S. District Judge Joel Slomsky said that the overall plot lines of "Empire" and Tanksley’s own copyrighted work, "Cream," both of which deal with fights for succession at successful record labels helmed by characters with checkered pasts, were too general for Tanksley to pursue a viable claim of copyright infringement.
“General plot ideas are not...
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