Bench trial and summary judgment victory for producers in chain-of-title dispute over motion picture remake rights to The Killer Inside Me (2013)

March 6, 2013

In M.U.S.E. Picture Productions, et al. v. Weinbach, et al., 2013 WL 820844 (Cal.App. 2 Dist.), LP&S obtained a bench trial determination and subsequent summary judgment ruling, affirmed on appeal, in favor of independent motion picture producers in multi-decade chain-of-title dispute regarding nature and scope of rights to make a motion picture based on the 1952 Jim Thompson novel "The Killer Inside Me."