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Language Group, Studio Battle Over Klingon Amicus

Law360, Los Angeles (January 3, 2017, 10:33 PM EST) -- A constructed languages group is once again asking a California federal court for permission to argue that languages cannot fall under copyright protection, in a Klingon-laden motion filed in Paramount Pictures and CBS's lawsuit against the makers of a “Star Trek” fan fiction film. 

The Language Creation Society back in April asked a California federal court if it could submit an amicus brief in Paramount's case against Axanar Productions Inc., which created a "Star Trek" fan fiction film. But the motion was denied without prejudice in...
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