• Contract Claim against Television Network for Failing to Pay For Idea Not Preempted By Copyright Act
  • June 30, 2012 | Author: Ray Beckerman
  • Law Firm: Ray Beckerman, P.C. - Forest Hills Office
  • In Forest Park Pictures v. Universal Television Network, the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has held that a claim for breach of an implied in fact contract, to compensate plaintiff if its idea for a series was used, was not preempted by the Copyright Act.

    June 26, 2012, Decision