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Latifah's Movies Copy Plaintiff's?
Highest Court S.D. New York
Year Ended 2009
Plaintiffs Scriptwriter(s)
Defendants Buena Vista Pictures
Film Distributor(s)
Film Producer(s)
Individual(s)
Queen Latifah
Walt Disney
Other No Other parties on file
Short Description Writer of script for movie Amoral Dilemma sued makers of Bringing Down the House, including Queen Latifah, who starred in the film, alleging the film substantially copied Plaintiff's work. The District Court dismissed Plaintiffs complaint numerous times... - [This entry is not yet complete or has not been edited/checked.]

Legal Issues
Business Associations Fiduciary Relationships Fiduciary Duties
Civil Procedure Evidence Discovery
Contracts Breach Payment & Performance
Copyrights Infringement Copying & Distribution/Dissemination
General Affirmative Defenses Federal Preemption
  Equitable Actions Unjust Enrichment
Torts Economic Torts Fraud, Misrepresentation & Inducement
  Professional/Legal Malpractice General
  Property Torts Conversion
Trademarks & Unfair Competition Federal (Lanham Act) Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts
  State Statute/Common Law Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts


Opinions Flaherty v. Filardi
2009 WL 3762305
S.D. New York , November 10, 2009 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2009 WL 749570
S.D. New York , March 20, 2009 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2008 WL 4200577
S.D. New York , September 12, 2008 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2007 Copr.L.Dec. P 29,452 / 2007 WL 2734633
S.D. New York , September 19, 2007 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2007 WL 2398762
S.D. New York , August 15, 2007 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2007 WL 1827841
S.D. New York , June 26, 2007 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2007 WL 163112
S.D. New York , January 24, 2007 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
388 F.Supp.2d 274
S.D. New York , September 14, 2005 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2004 Copr.L.Dec. P 28,854 / 2004 WL 1488213
S.D. New York , July 01, 2004 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


Flaherty v. Filardi
2003 WL 22703524
S.D. New York , November 17, 2003 ( No. 03 Civ. 2167(LTS)(HBP) )


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Related Searches Parties
Buena Vista Pictures ( Defendant )
Film Distributor(s) ( Defendant )
Film Producer(s) ( Defendant )
Individual(s) ( Defendant )
Queen Latifah ( Defendant )
Scriptwriter(s) ( Plaintiff )
Walt Disney ( Defendant )

Legal Issues
Business Associations / Fiduciary Relationships / Fiduciary Duties
Civil Procedure / Evidence / Discovery
Contracts / Breach / Payment & Performance
Copyrights / Infringement / Copying & Distribution/Dissemination
General / Affirmative Defenses / Federal Preemption
General / Equitable Actions / Unjust Enrichment
Torts / Economic Torts / Fraud, Misrepresentation & Inducement
Torts / Professional/Legal Malpractice / General
Torts / Property Torts / Conversion
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / Federal (Lanham Act) / Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts
Trademarks & Unfair Competition / State Statute/Common Law / Unfair Competition, False Advertising & Related Torts

Courts
S.D. New York (highest court)


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