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‘Cosby Show’ Production Co. Sues BBC Over Use Of Clips

Law360, Los Angeles (November 6, 2017, 5:51 PM EST) -- The television company that produced "The Cosby Show" on Friday sued the British Broadcasting Corp. and the makers of a Bill Cosby documentary that aired on the network, telling a California federal judge the film infringed its copyrights by using clips from the show without permission.

Carsey-Werner Company LLC’s complaint says the BBC and the documentary production company Sugar Films ignored notices advising them to remove the clips, the rights of which Carsey-Werner owns. Instead, the suit says both British companies denied liability and refused to...
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