Dismissal, Summary Judgment for Defendants re “Prison Break” (2007)

August 30, 2007

Hughes v. Fox Broadcasting Co. and Paul Scheuring

LP&S obtained a grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants in this copyright infringement action in the Western district of Missouri alleging defendants used plaintiffs’ biographical manuscript as the basis for the television series “Prison Break.” Plaintiffs’ state law claims for unjust enrichment and misappropriation of trade secrets were dismissed pursuant to a Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion brought by LP&S.