Movie Studios Beat Video Editing Co.'s Conspiracy Claims

Law360, Fort Wayne (August 11, 2017, 1:58 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday tossed out accusations by video editing company VidAngel Inc. that Disney Enterprises Inc., Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. illegally conspired to not do business with the company, saying there is no evidence of such an agreement.

VidAngel alleged in a counterclaim in the suit that the studios’ contract with the Directors Guild of America prohibits so-called filtering of films to remove objectionable content without the director’s approval, but that does not gibe...
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