NY Times Reports: Richard Walter to Serve as Intellectual Property Litigation Expert – Screenplay Theft Suit Filed Against Warner Bros

The New York Times‘ Michael Cieply recently reported on  “Suit Filed Against Warner Bros. in Screenplay Theft” — mentioning how  intellectual property litigation expertise is to be provided by Richard Walter.  The story notes:

Yet Mr. Brooks, on getting a close look at “Trouble With the Curve,” became convinced that the film had Mr. Handfield’s “writing DNA” all over it. According to the complaint and subsequent interviews with Mr. Brooks and his lawyer, Mr. Fox, two prominent film experts — Sheril D. Antonio, of New York University’s film school, and Richard Walter, co-chairman of graduate screenwriting at the University of California, Los Angeles — are prepared to support the case by spotting strong similarities in the projects.

Read the complete story: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/11/business/media/suit-filed-against-warner-bros-in-screenplay-theft.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

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