Animators, Studios Reach Anti-Poach Docs Discovery Deal

By Kelly Knaub (December 23, 2015, 9:56 PM EST) -- A putative class of animators accusing several Hollywood studios of illegally agreeing to not poach each other's workers withdrew Tuesday its bid to force Pixar and Lucasfilm to produce documents from a related antitrust case that settled in March, saying an agreement has been reached in the discovery dispute.

The animators said that they, Pixar Animation Studios Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd., along with the defendants in the related case known as the High Tech Litigation have reached an agreement on the dispute outlined in their motion to compel Pixar and Lucasfilm to hand over unredacted versions of confidential expert reports and class...

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