IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update For Motion Picture Studios And Television Networks - October 7, 2011


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• Van v. Cameron

Van v. Cameron, USDC S.D. California, September 28, 2011

• District court grants defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s second amended complaint with prejudice, finding plaintiff failed to plead sufficient facts to show defendants’ movie was substantially similar to protectable elements of plaintiff’s copyrighted novel in plot, theme, characters, setting, dialogue, mood, pace or sequence of events.

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