TITLE

'Rounders' dispute stirs pitch pot

AUTHOR(S)
McNary, Dave
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/3/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the scheduled court hearing for a copyright infringement case involving Hollywood screenwriters, networks and studios in Los Angeles, California. The case involves Miramax Film Corp. and screenwriter John Grosso. Grosso allege that the network ripped him of his ideas about the world of underground poker from his 1995 script "Shell Game". Industry observers believe that the suit can be considered a landmark case.
ACCESSION #
20709571

 

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